Text to Speech (TTS) integration via Read Out! (TTS) on BlackBerry 10

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Sometimes you like to listen to stuff instead of reading it yourself. In some situations this can became very handy. It’s the same for users of your app(s) as well. For that reason it could be a good fit to integrate a working text to speech (TTS) solution to your apps. Read Out! (TTS) is probably one of the most popular and complete TTS apps available for BlackBerry 10. I’ve developed the app by myself back in July 2015 and since then provided some updates. As I started the development of Read Out! (TTS), it wasn’t even been meant to Continue reading Text to Speech (TTS) integration via Read Out! (TTS) on BlackBerry 10

Pocket integration via ReadItNow! on BlackBerry 10

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Sometimes you don’t have the time to read everything as soon as you discover it. It’s the same for user of your apps as well. For that reason it could be a good fit to add Pocket integration to your apps. For those of you who don’t know what Pocket is, it’s a so called “read it later” service, available cross platform for multiple devices. Pocket enables you to save everything you want to read for later, and access it on multiple devices and platforms. For more informations please have a look at GetPocket.com. Pocket itself doesn’t offer a native Continue reading Pocket integration via ReadItNow! on BlackBerry 10

Dynamic Context Menu and the Period

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While I am still slowly working on my Meetup for BlackBerry 10 app, I decided to do a “quick” app that handles shopping lists.  This was suggested by a user on the Crackberry.com Forum.  He wanted a basic shopping list that he could easily move regularly bought items to a buy list and check of the items when he purchased them.  He also wanted to be able to move items on the list, but that will be another post (if I get it working). I decide to keep things really easy and only do a single page for the entire Continue reading Dynamic Context Menu and the Period

QML function from child Tab c++ call

Well, that’s a mouth full of a title.  It means, that I am going to share how I called a JavaScript function in my main QML page from a Tab that called a c++ function.  Okay…still need to break it down even further. I am creating an application that uses OAuth 2.0 to get and send data.  If the application hasn’t already stored the access tokens, I need for the user to give the application access.  When the authentication is complete, I need to remove the Login Tab and make the other Tabs enabled.  Since the authentication function has to Continue reading QML function from child Tab c++ call