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Android apps running on RIM’s Playbook?

The RIM press release says it all … that developers will be able to repackage and resign existing Android apps to run on PlayBook. Yeah … That’s what the developer community needs … more undocumented RIM SDKs to add to the existing, poorly documented and cumbersome family of RIM development SDKs! The cost of writing … Continue reading

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Executing HTTP PUT requests on RIM. Danger or panacea?

The use of HttpConnection.setRequestMethod(“PUT”) is not officially supported on the RIM platform, but I’m finding it is working, much to my surprise. So, the question remains: What’s the dangers and caveats of using HttpConnection.setRequestMethod(“PUT”) I’ve submitted a query to RIM technical support.  We’ll see what they say. Continue reading