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First Middle East BlackBerry Developer Day to take place in the UAE on 26 January

App Developers encouraged to enter the app race, in order to Win a BlackBerry® PlayBook™.

January 21, 2011 11:34 by

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the arrival of the first BlackBerry®  Developer Day in the UAE, to be hosted on 26 January, 2011 at ArtSawa in Al Barsha, Dubai.

Aimed at developers and anyone seriously interested in creating applications, the BlackBerry Developer Day will bring together experts and industry insiders who will share the latest news and opportunities in the world of smartphone and tablet applications. The day will feature in-depth technical sessions and expert advice to help developers create successful BlackBerry and BlackBerry PlayBook applications for both the enterprise and consumer market.Commenting on the BlackBerry Developer Day, Khaled Kefel, General Manager for RIM Middle East,  said, “This is an excellent opportunity for the Middle East application developer community  to meet the RIM team and learn about the programmes, toolkits, support and resources that we offer to developers interested in developing applications for the BlackBerry and PlayBook  platforms.”

“Not only is this our first Developer Day to take place in the Middle East, but RIM is also offering enthusiastic developers who create a qualifying application the chance to win a free BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, prior to its initial North American release,” added Khaled.

With over 41 million subscribers in 180 countries, the BlackBerry Developer Day will explain exactly how you can profit from developing content and applications for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets. Whether you’re a business partner, content generator or application developer, if you’re looking to get started then this is the event for you. In addition to focusing on coding, super app concepts and the new features of BlackBerry® 6 operating system, there will also be a general overview of the BlackBerry platform for newcomers to the developer scene who may not know how to get started on developing an application.

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