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Are you a developer living in Germany and interested in going hands-on with the BlackBerry PlayBook all while learning a thing or two about porting your apps using Adobe tools? You're in luck. Due to the success of the recent Meet the PlayBook events in the EMEA, RIM has extended the tour and is headed to Cologne, Germany on Thursday, July 28th.
This half-day event is your opportunity to learn about developing rich applications for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet using Adobe® Flex® or Adobe® AIR®, as well as BlackBerry® WebWorks™! There will also be hands-on demo sessions with the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and some of our BlackBerry development experts, so don’t miss this great opportunity!
The event comprises two parallel sessions, one business-focused and one technology-focused, with members of the technical teams from Research In Motion® (RIM®) and Adobe available to answer your questions. Places are limited, so early registration is recommended – don’t miss it!
You'll want to make sure you sign up early as spots are going to be limited but it's a great opportunity if you're in the area and can make it. RIM has been steadily adding dates, so if this isn't your area, check back as they may be near you soon.
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