Today, at RIM’s annual Blackberry Developer Conference in San Francisco, Adobe’s CEO Shantanu Narayen were there to jointly announce the upcoming support in Creative Suite 5 for the BlackBerry platform. As part of the announcement, Adobe and RIM will also be working together to optimize Adobe AIR for the BlackBerry platform, making RIM the first OEM to announce support for Adobe AIR. This alliance between two companies builds on the momentum we started in early October when RIM joined the Open Screen Project and committed to bringing Flash Player to BlackBerry.
You can read more about the tools support for the Blackberry platform on Ryan Stewart’s blog and see a preview of the tools’ workflows in action on Adobe Developer Center. In addition, Adobe platform evangelist, Mark Doherty posted some great insights to the latest stats on the BlackBerry market and what it means to Adobe designers and developers who are interested in taking advantage of this new opportunity.