BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in v2.5.1

The BlackBerry® WebWorks™ Plug-in v2.5.1 includes BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators and the BlackBerry MDS Simulator to help you test your BlackBerry device applications. The BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-ins also include the latest version of the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK.

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BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in
for Eclipse®



BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in
for Microsoft® Visual Studio®



Preparing Your Environment

Before you install the BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in, please confirm that your computer meets the proper System Requirements. One of the most critical parts of the system requirements is to ensure that you have the Java® 32-bit JDK version 1.6 installed and properly configured.

After you have setup your environment you can download and install the BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in from the download button at the top of this page.


Code signing

All BlackBerry WebWorks applications need to be signed with a code signing key from Research In Motion (RIM) before they will run on a physical BlackBerry device. Code signing keys are not needed when testing on a BlackBerry Device simulator. Signing up for code signing keys is a simple process requiring to fill a web form. After you sign up, you receive a set of keys that you can use to sign multiple applications as many times as you want.

Learn more about code signing

Eclipse Update Site

By using the Update Site for the BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in for Eclipse, you can download and install the latest BlackBerry WebWorks SDK directly into an existing Eclipse installation.

Installation instructions
  1. On the Help menu, click Install New Software.
  2. Click Add.
    1. In the Add Site dialog box, in the Name field, type BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in Update Site.
    2. In the Location field, type http://www.blackberry.com/go/eclipseUpdate/3.6/web.
    3. Click OK.
  3. Expand BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in Category and select the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK check box.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Review the terms of the license agreements and, if you agree to the terms, select the I accept the terms of the license agreements radio button.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. When the Login required dialog box appears, type your login information for the BlackBerry® Developer Zone. For security reasons, you may be asked for your login information multiple times. If you don't have this login information, register for access to the BlackBerry Developer Zone.
  9. After the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK is installed successfully, you are prompted to restart Eclipse. Click Yes.