BBM Apps Hackathon Event
We let you know last week about RIM's upcoming BBM Apps Hackathon in New York City. To complement the two-day event, RIM has developed a series of three webcasts to help you design and build an application utilizing the new BBM social platform. You can hit up the BBM Apps Hackathon website for the full details on the event and a chance to win a free trip. Participants can also include their apps into this years BlackBerry Developer Challenge.

The webcast schedule is:

Integrating with the BBM Social Platform, One Step at a Time.
Step 1: Viral Distribution and the BBM Contact List
Date:
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Time: 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST
Register now!

Integrating with the BBM Social Platform, One Step at a Time.
Step 2: User Profile and Custom Profile Box
Date:
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Time: 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST
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Integrating with the BBM Social Platform, One Step at a Time.
Step 3: BBM Chat and Embedding Chat within your App
Date:
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Time: 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST
Register now!