RIM has been pinning its hopes on BBM connected applications, as much as their delayed BlackBerry 10 devices. The phone maker has now organized a two-day event dubbed, BBM Hackathon in Gurgaon, wherein developers can create BBM connected apps. Over 45 developers are said to be attending the BBM Hackathon and will be supported by the BlackBerry developer relations team.

Create BBM connected apps

Create BBM connected apps

This event offers an opportunity for developers to not only show off their offerings, but also the chance to interact with BlackBerry experts and other developers. The participants of the event will take home a BlackBerry smartphone each. The winner will take home the PlayBook tablet and the application created will be made available on the BlackBerry App World. Moreover, the apps created at the Hackathon will also qualify for BlackBerry Developers Challenge. The event will take place on January 12 and 13.

Publish date: January 12, 2012 10:09 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 9:21 pm

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