Create a project for your BlackBerry Messenger connected application using the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse

  1. In Eclipse, open the BlackBerry Application Development perspective.
  2. Click File > New > BlackBerry Project.
  3. In the New BlackBerry Project dialog box, in the Project Name field, type a name for your project.
  4. In the JRE section, make sure you select a BlackBerry JRE that is version 5.0 or later, and click Finish.
  5. In the Package Explorer view, right-click the project and click Properties.
  6. In the Properties dialog box, in the left pane, click Java Build Path.
  7. Click the Libraries tab.
  8. Click the Add External JARs button.
  9. Navigate to the folder where you extracted the BlackBerry Messenger SDK file,. In the BBM SDK folder, double-click net_rim_bb_qm_platform.jar.
  10. Click Next.
  11. In the properties window, click OK.
  12. When you are ready to build your project, on the Project menu, click BlackBerry > Package All.
After you finish:

To test your application see Running your BlackBerry Messenger connected application.

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