Cursing the cursor

It would seem that every step to upgrade to OS 6 and use SQLite for my BlackBerry java application comes with its own little headaches. I’m sure there is some sort of documentation somewhere that would make it a little easier to do this coding. But, until then, I’ll just muddle along. The key reason for using SQLite is so that I can populate the device-side information easily.  Unfortunately, the data sent to the device is not in the best format at the moment.  So, I have to take sudo HTML tables and parse them out into data to be Continue reading Cursing the cursor

Upgrading from 4.5 to 6.0

At work I have been attempting to get our 800+ BlackBerry devices updated. This all began when we provided our service application to a site to use with their own technicians. The devices that we gave them were the BlackBerry Bold 9930. Luckily for me, I also got one of these devices and handed in an old 8800 BlackBerry. The Bold’s came with OS 7.0, but I updated mine to 7.1 in order to take advantage of the Hot Spot feature. Also, in OS 6 and 7, there is a feature for using Near Field Communication NFC tags. While most Continue reading Upgrading from 4.5 to 6.0