RIM releases gold version of BlackBerry 10 SDK toolkit

RIM BlackBerryResearch In Motion today announced the availability of its BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit. Beta versions had been previously released but today’s version is the “gold” build which includes all of the final tools, components, and APIs required by developers to build their BlackBerry 10 apps.

RIM has been actively wooing developers and expects to have some big name apps ready for launch.

“We have been actively engaged with developers from around the world for many months and as we near the final weeks toward the launch of BlackBerry 10, the growing dedication and commitment we see from our developer community is truly outstanding,” said Alec Saunders, Vice President, Developer Relations and Ecosystems at Research In Motion. “The focus we have had on building a true developer ecosystem and community is clearly working.”

RIM will formally launch BlackBerry 10 and its first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones on January 30th, 2013.

The BlackBerry 10 SDK toolkit is available through RIM’s BlackBerry Developer portal.

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