Feature Description
compile and run BlackBerry® WebWorks™ applications You can compile BlackBerry WebWorks applications from a command prompt and run them using the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator.
application permissions You can use permissions to enable access to external features and domains, to add functionality to your applications.
JavaScript® extensions You can create JavaScript extensions to enhance your applications by adding them to the application archive before you compile the application source. You can change and distribute these extensions.
generate output for multiple distribution mechanisms The BlackBerry® WebWorks™ Packager produces output that you can use to distribute your applications over the wireless network, on a webpage, from the BlackBerry App World™ storefront, or directly to a BlackBerry device that is attached to a computer.
customize applications You can customize many aspects of your applications by adding foreground and background colors, adding screen transitions, custom icons, and changing the default behavior of the Back button on a BlackBerry device.
open source support The BlackBerry WebWorks Packager is available on GitHub™. You can view and change the BlackBerry WebWorks Packager and contribute to the open source community.

HTTP BASIC/NTLM authentication

When your application uses a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server connection, users are prompted for credentials. Basic Authentication is based on NTLM authentication.

support for BlackBerry services

The BlackBerry® WebWorks™ SDK is architected to support BlackBerry Services APIs in future releases.

navigation mode You can specify navigation mode to use focus-based navigation in your application, and to set the order in which focus is given to each element on the screen.
communication transports You can override the default order of the communication transports that your application uses.
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