Software Development

Platform overview

In starting to plan your enterprise application project it is important to understand how BlackBerry allows you to focus on your application and not on how to manage the implementation of it. Two of the ways it does so is through over the air software deployments and managed secure behind the firewall connectivity. Both topics are presented in greater detail in the Deploy section of this site.

With those two complexities left in the capable hands of the BlackBerry solution it's time to get down to the basics of planning to build your application by deciding upon the BlackBerry Development Platform that best suits your needs. You can find an overall view of the Platform choices at


Secure Connectivity through the
BlackBerry Mobile Data Service Connection Service
BlackBerry OS 10
BlackBerry PlayBook OS
BlackBerry OS 7.1 (and prior)
Enterprise App World
Available in secure Work perimeter
through BlackBerry Balance