Action Script Blackberry Playbook

Learn to program for the Blackberry Playbook with code samples. Intro.

I’m trying to teach myself ActionScript to be able to develop applications for the Blackberry Playbook.
After a bit of a false start when I was tried jumping in at the deep end and trying to pull information out of a SQL Lite database, I decided that I should probably stop, go back to the beginning and start with something simple, and then and work my way up.
I decided that as I went I would share my little code sample with everyone in a series of posts in case they help out someone else also.
Here’s what you need to follow along:

Install them in the order listed above. You also need to add the path to the Tablet OS SDK into your systems PATH environment variable.