Posted April 4, 2012
SMRPodcast #111: All BlackBerry With Alec Saunders

Episode #111 of the SMRpodcast, All BlackBerry With Alec Saunders, has been recorded, posted online, and is ready for download. This weeks show features guest Alec Saunders from Research in Motion who is the VP of Developer Relations. Alec talks about BlackBerry 10 and what options developers have to develop applications how he gets developers onboard. Alec also discusses how developers can get an developer device running Blackberry 10 and more.

Show Details

  • Recorded: April 3rd, 2012
  • Published: April 4th, 2012
  • Duration: 01hr 4min 00sec



Opening Thoughts

  • This week we have Alec Suanders from RIM and he takes a few minutes to introduce himself

Alec discusses many developer options for porting and creating apps for BlackBerry 10

  • Alec covers options developers have including the Android App Player
  • Rod asks if Amazon could put there app store on a Playbook

Robb asks what is BlackBerry doing to get more flagship apps on the

  • Alec explains how RIM is structured to get these apps onboard.

Rod asks how did rim respond to developer criticism about the platform

  • Alec explains the steps he took to not only address developer complaints but also lure in more developers

Alec also covers

  • BlackBerry Appworld
  • BlackBerry Mobile Fusion
  • BlackBerry 10 Jam
  • and more…


Alec explains how RIM is structured to get these apps onboard.

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