System requirements: BlackBerry Web Services

Verify that the following software is installed on the computer that you want to use to develop applications for the BlackBerry Web Services. If the BlackBerry Web Services requirements are different from the requirements for any of the third-party software listed below, it is a best practice to follow the recommended BlackBerry Web Services requirements.

Item

Requirement

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 compatibility

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 includes two instances of the BlackBerry Web Services:
  • BlackBerry Web Services for the BlackBerry Device Service
  • BlackBerry Web Services for the Universal Device Service

You can integrate your custom applications with either of the BlackBerry Web Services to perform managements tasks on the BlackBerry Device Service or the Universal Device Service.

The two versions of the BlackBerry Web Services each support different sets of APIs. This guide and the corresponding API Reference documents specify which APIs each version supports.

Operating system

  • Windows XP or later

Software development kit (SDK)

  • Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 38

The Java SE Development Kit includes the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE), the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), and the Java keytool (keytool.exe), which you use to create the required keystore.

Visit www.oracle.com to download the Java SE Development Kit. Verify that your computer satisfies the installation prerequisites or system requirements.

Integrated development environment (IDE)

  • Latest version of the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers

Visit www.eclispse.org/downloads/ to download the Eclipse IDE for Java Developers. Verify that your computer satisfies the installation prerequisites or system requirements.

Web service framework

Use one of the following web service frameworks to bind web service requests and to generate the required client proxy files:

  • Apache CXF 2.7.3 (binary distribution)
  • Apache Axis2 1.5.1 (binary distribution)

Visit http://cxf.apache.org/ to download Apache CXF, or visit http://axis.apache.org/ to download Apache Axis2. Verify that your computer satisfies the installation prerequisites or system requirements.

The BlackBerry Web Services might support other web services frameworks, but additional configuration or resource libraries might be required.



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