"Attention and the momentum behind our PlayBook BlackBerry continues to wake up and we are very pleased with the positive response from both the developer community and our customers. With the innovative performance and strong support for the development of industry standard tools, the BlackBerry PlayBook provides a tremendous platform attractive for many mobile application developers, including Adobe AIR and Flash developers, as well as HTML web developers, corporate developers and fan applications, "said Tyler Lessard, VP Global Alliances and Developer Relations at Research In Motion.
"We are very pleased to be working with developers before the launch of the product and the opening of the BlackBerry App World to accept applications PlayBook BlackBerry, which is an important next step" he added. RIM also recently released an update to the Beta version of the Tablet OS BlackBerry SDK for Adobe AIR. Update now supports Flash Builder 4.5 (Burrito / Flex Mobile) with plug-ins that work well Builder Flash 4.0 or pre-release version of the Flash Builder Burrito. Support for Flash Builder Burrito adds drag and drop capabilities, making it easier and faster for developers to build applications for the BlackBerry guidelines. The latest beta of the SDK also supports Windows 64-bit and including simulator for Linux.