Do you have what it takes to become South Africa’s first App Master

Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution and the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ is offering an all-expenses-paid trip to San Francisco to the2011 BlackBerry Devcon to the software developer chosen as South Africa’s App Master.

To be in with a shot to take your awesome app development skills to the global stage, simply develop a compelling wireframe for the BlackBerry PlayBook and submit your wireframe before May 31. It will be important to use BlackBerry PlayBook compatible tools such as Web, Flash, Adobe AIR and BlackBerry PlayBook development.

You can develop your app for the business/productivity or lifestyle/entertainment categories using BlackBerry PlayBook-compatible tools and technologies such as Web, Flash, AIR, and BlackBerry Webworks.  If you win the grand prize, you’ll be visiting San Francisco from 18 October to 20 October for the BlackBerry Development Conference, where you’ll be exposed to the latest app development best practices.

The highly-anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook delivers professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing. This ultra-portable tablet looks and feels great, measuring less than half an inch thick and weighing less than a pound. It features a vivid 7-inch high-resolution display that is highly-responsive with a fluid touch screen experience. It also offers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, true multitasking, HD multimedia, advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a robust development environment.

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Do you have what it takes to become South Africa’s first App Master