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    Hey all,

    Like last weekend I thought it would be fun to keep track of the current 36 Hour port-a-thon. This is the last one before January 30th!

    Keep updating with twitter updates (#BB10portathon is good to follow)

    Currently 90 mins in, they are over 1800 apps right now!

    https://twitter.com/4ShelbysDevs/sta...42934110629889
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    I'm surprised the App World backend servers can handle the load. But its been working fine. The App Generator on the other hand...
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    Well, I'm in, but need to chill a little before going back to code. It's 8:41 PM here and it's been a long day ... 12Hrs+ fixed on the screen, my eyes beg for a pause !
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    I just uploaded my Tennis Tracker app. Ported it from Android...to Blackberry Cascades. EFF YEA.

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    It took me longer to create a banner image and icon for my AppGenerator app than it did to go thru the rest of the wizard. However, it is taking forever to create the app. It says 3-10 minutes, but it's been over 20 now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BarracudaBob View Post
    It took me longer to create a banner image and icon for my AppGenerator app than it did to go thru the rest of the wizard. However, it is taking forever to create the app. It says 3-10 minutes, but it's been over 20 now.
    They're experiencing more load on the servers than expected. I don't think they anticipated that much traffic using AppGenerator

    Devs are making comments about this https://twitter.com/JustinJasmann/st...66554790780928 lol
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    would be awsome to see them add another 20,000 bb10 apps this weekend!!!
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    30 minutes ago, they posted this.
    Last Chance Port-a-Thon Update Thread-moreapps-.jpg
    Hopefully, we can get 15,000 or more this time!
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    just seen a tweet.. 6800 is the count so far woohooo
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    Wow, 6800...I better get my apps in before the money's all gone!
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    The question is: does this only apply to Crapdroid Apps? Does porting an Android to native count?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheStoof View Post
    I just uploaded my Tennis Tracker app. Ported it from Android...to Blackberry Cascades. EFF YEA.

    Free.
    What does this mean?? You did'nt build usng cascades??
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheStoof View Post
    The question is: does this only apply to Crapdroid Apps? Does porting an Android to native count?
    Nope, any app type.
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    What does this mean?? You did'nt build usng cascades??
    It means that he originally made it for Android, and then rebuilt it for Cascades!
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    Quote Originally Posted by r0v3rT3N View Post
    Nope, any app type.

    It means that he originally made it for Android, and then rebuilt it for Cascades!
    good man get that cascades BB10 look and feel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RECOOL View Post
    good man get that cascades BB10 look and feel.
    For the record, I've never used C++/QML, and I was in the right state of mind to learn it. It's INCREDIBLY easy. I didn't realize how easy it was.

    RIM boinked porting over my Train Your Spanish app from Playbook, so I'm going to port that over to BB10 too!
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    Over 8000 atm
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    01.5 Hours - 1,800 Apps
    05.0 Hours - 4,000 Apps
    07.5 Hours - 6,300 Apps
    10.5 Hours - 8,000 apps

    At this rate, by midnight, IT WILL BE OVER 9000!
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    Latest update from within the virtual room


    Just under 12 hours, and.....



    https://twitter.com/RebsBB/status/292492986321883139
    (sorry just had to do this again )
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    Quote Originally Posted by dietertong View Post
    Latest update from within the virtual room


    Just under 12 hours, and.....

    https://twitter.com/RebsBB/status/292492986321883139
    (sorry just had to do this again )
    lol, funny how Rebecca replied to @DBZNappa which is obviously an auto-troll account.


    Anyways, at this rate, we're looking at around 25,000 apps by the end of the Port-a-thon.
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    Update 13 hours in

    https://twitter.com/4ShelbysDevs/sta...11478983041024

    Just surpassed 10,000 applications - that is 1 million dollars right there lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by dietertong View Post
    Update 13 hours in

    https://twitter.com/4ShelbysDevs/sta...11478983041024

    Just surpassed 10,000 applications - that is 1 million dollars right there lol
    The Android portathon was limited to $500,000 in rewards (5000 x $100) but they received much more than 5000 apps.

    This portathon is limited to $2,000,000 in rewards (20,000 x $100).

    Of course some individuals may port more than 20, in which case they will only get the max of $2000.

    But what if the total exceeds the $2 Million of rewards that was set aside. Does it mean the remainder don't get a reward?

    Good that this limits RIM's expenses, but considering they even extended the portathon last time, does it mean RIM actually will pay out to everyone even if it exceeds their limit they set aside?

    Well, either way, as I have said before, if they spent $100 per app. Getting all Google store apps onto BB10 would only cost about $70,000,000. Which is still only a fraction of their $1 Billion dollar plan. So expense wise, I don't think RIM is too worried about attracting too many devs/apps.
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    i really want to see how many are accepted. They tightened up the requirements so hopefully no more $100 for web launchers
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    They still need to be reviewed and accepted before the DEVs are paid and apps published in App World.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hitnar View Post
    They still need to be reviewed and accepted before the DEVs are paid and apps published in App World.
    Right that is known, just they still have to be ready for possible (but highly unlikely) event that every single possible app submitted is accepted
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    RIM is not at all worried about paying out in full!
    They don"t need any bad press claiming they reneged!
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