Palm Developer Program Opens with FREE 'Registration' and PDK

At CES 2010, Palm announced of opening of the “Palm Developer Program.” Starting now, developers who intend to distribute their apps on Palm webOS Catalog using an open source license will've their $99 registration fees waived. Its a “limited time” offer, so enroll today. For developers, this means a thriving environment to create, distribute, and […]

At CES 2010, Palm announced of opening of the “Palm Developer Program.” Starting now, developers who intend to distribute their apps on Palm webOS Catalog using an open source license will've their $99 registration fees waived. Its a “limited time” offer, so enroll today. For developers, this means a thriving environment to create, distribute, and promote your webOS apps. By leveraging web technology, allowing you to create new apps faster than ever before. And combined with our web distribution model and custom feeds, your apps can be promoted with a reach. Palm’s webOS allows developers to use web technologies to create compelling applications. “we’re providing Plug-in Development Kit (PDK) that’ll enable a path to native code on platform enabling a role that we’ve seen on Web via Flash, Gears, QuickTime, RealPlayer, and on and on. Goals of the PDK are: Easy porting of C/C++ applications to webOS, including those that use OpenGL ES 1.1 or 2.0; Easy integration of C/C++ components to enhance the capabilities of webOS applications.”

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