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HP webOS Developer Benefits

HP is committed to making the webOS developer program the world leader in developer benefits, growing the developer base, and helping developers showcase their products. Over the coming months, the webOS ecosystem will be growing dramatically as webOS is introduced to PCs and printers, and into the enterprise with a scale only HP can provide.

For experienced developers with qualifying apps in the HP App Catalog, the new HP webOS Developer Program offers three levels of benefits, with the qualifications for each summarized below.

Developer Qualifications

webOS
Green Belt
webOS
Brown Belt
webOS
Black Belt
Number of Qualifying
Apps in Catalog*
1+
5+
10+
Mobile/Web Experience
Beginner/Intermediate
Intermediate/Expert
Expert
Completed webOS workshop or
similar training session
0
1
1
Active webOS community
contributor**
No
No
Yes

* Not all of a developer's apps in the App Catalog will necessarily qualify toward this program. Apps are qualified on the basis of average ratings, revenue/downloads, and app quality.
** Activity will be qualified on the basis of forum participation, hosting of and contribution to webOS-related events, social media outreach, and other webOS evangelism activities.

Developer Benefits

The new webOS Developer Program offers outstanding benefits, including loaner devices to help you test your apps, access to HP co-marketing opportunities, and materials to help you hold webOS evangelism events.

webOS
Green Belt
webOS
Brown Belt
webOS
Black Belt
Graphic badge for use in marketing materials
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access to Developer Asset Kit
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access to “Developer-Event-in-a-Box” kit
No
Yes
Yes
Tech support service level
Forums
Forums/email
Forums/email/priority support
Access to marketing development funds
No
No
Yes
Access to HP co-marketing opportunities
Select
Yes
Yes
Loaner devices/quarter*
2
3
6
Named account manager
No
No
Yes
Qualifies for Developer Certification
No
Yes
Yes

* See the Device Loaner Program page for details.

For more information on this program, please contact us at webosdevprogram@hp.com.