Distribute a BlackBerry device application from the BlackBerry Desktop Software

In the BlackBerry® Desktop Software, you can use the application loader tool to allow BlackBerry device users to download a BlackBerry device application onto their computers and install the application on their BlackBerry devices. For more information about how to distribute a BlackBerry device application from the BlackBerry Desktop Software, see the BlackBerry Java Application Core Development Guide 5.0. For more information about using .alx files, see the Application Loader Online Help.
  1. In the Package Explorer view, expand a BlackBerry device application project.
  2. Double-click the BlackBerry_App_Descriptor.xml file.
  3. Click the Build tab.
  4. Select Generate .alx file (Desktop Deployment / BlackBerry Enterprise Server Push).
  5. Distribute the .alx file and the .cod files for the BlackBerry device application to BlackBerry device users.

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