Weekend Coder: Dynamic active frames for your app
One of the unique new features in BlackBerry 10 is the the minimized view of an app, also called the active frame. By default it is a smaller version of whatever the app looks like when maximized, however app developers have the ability to change it. Not only can it be changed to a static view, it can also be dynamically updated from signals within the code. Both of these features seem to be under utilized in most apps I see in BlackBerry World currently. Maybe nobody knows about it or maybe they don't know how to implement it... Well that's about the change!
Few coding active frames facts:
Can be static or dynamic
For all-touch smartphones, the active frame is 334 pixels wide by 396 pixels high
For smartphones with a physical keyboard, the active frame is 310 pixels wide by 211 pixels high
A complete list of best practices when creating active frames can be found here.