It seems, RIM has failed to attract developers, the credit goes to broken development process and tool-chain. One has to spend good amount of time (and money?) setting up development environment, building application and deploying the same to marketplaces.
Why would developers bother looking at Playbook development, when they have better options (iOS and Google Android), where development, deployment and monetization is relatively very-very simpler.
Developer usability is very important. Any company that relies on developer community/ecosystem for their growth, should take some lessons from Jamie Murai’s open-letter, which enlists some important points/issues.
Somtimes Google would lock your IMAP account due to too many authentication tries using wrong password or too many IMAP simultaneous connections. I have not been able to figure out a solution to unlock it.
What I noticed, it gets unlocked after five days, yeah that’s right you would have to use webmail for those days. It’s also important to make sure, your email clients have right passwords otherwise they would keep making requests and getting IMAP locked.