Nokia's Mobile Mashup Developer Center
This special sponsored section of ProgrammableWeb brings you a variety of useful resources for developing great mobile mashups: code, how-to guides, example apps, videos, presentations and featured stories.
Join us at the Nokia Developer Summit 2010
London, 14-15 September
Discover how easy it is to develop for Nokia platforms, make your content available in Ovi and to the world's largest market of mobile device users.
Experience practical technical and business sessions, hands-on coding labs, live demos, and valuable networking opportunities.
Attend the Calling All Innovators Award Ceremony in person to be the first to know who the lucky winners of cash prizes of up to $50,000 (USD) will be.
Where to start?
Where to start? Head on over to see the Web Developer's Library
at Forum Nokia
. This gets you everything you need including guides on getting started, implementation and API-level resources.
Featured Video: Web Runtime Widgets
Learn what Web Runtime Widgets are in less than 3 minutes. Petro Soininen, Nokia's chief engineer of Web Technologies, speaks to James Etheridge about widgets, how they work and what they can do. (See it also on YouTube
Guarana UI - jQuery Web Runtime UI
The Guarana UI Library is a jQuery-based set of customisable UI elements, application frameworks, and templates that can be used for the creation of user interfaces in Nokia's Web Runtime platform.Learn more here and get the source
Web Runtime APIBridge
Nokia has released an APIBridge component
for Web Runtime Widget (WRT) developers. This component was once internal and only available to select Nokia partners (e.g. facebook, netflix, project). This bridge component enables developers to extend the features of WRT by using various capabilities of Symbian OS. Check out the APIBridge here
Featured Tutorial: How to create a Web Runtime Stock Widget using Webservices
Featured Sample App: Weather on Nokia
Get the latest weather on the go compliments of this Nokia mobile WRT app that brings you weather directly from AccuWeather. Get it here with source
Latest News: Forum Nokia Web Talks
Latest Videos from Forum Nokia on YouTube
For more Nokia developer videos, check out our YouTube channel
Nokia Web Templates
The new Nokia Mobile Web Templates
are a series of custom, tested mobile web styles and components optimized for high-end, mid-range, and low-end devices. Creative developers can mix and match components as needed or use the full series to completely customise their Web site or application.
Open Screen Project Fund
The Open Screen Project Fund
is helping designers and developers reach more users than ever before by funding their efforts to publish content and applications across a broad range of connected devices. With this support, developers are creating fresh, engaging user experiences that take advantage of the expressive, cross-platform capabilities of the Adobe Flash Platform and the unique features of the Nokia Platform.
Nokia's N900: Sleek & Powerful
Check-out Nokia's new N900
, a cutting-edge technology packed into a sleek, compact design. At the heart of this mobile computer is its powerful 600 MHz processor and up to 1GB of application memory, and 32GB of storage. Get fast wireless access with 3.5G and Wi-Fi connectivity. Take great pictures with a 5-megapixel camera. Find your position quickly and accurately with an integrated GPS. And of course a full QWERTY keyboard.
Events: Winner Announced in Nokia's Hackathon 2009
At this spring's Nokia Developer Summit 2009
in Monaco, an intense 24 hour hackathon was held where competing developers built some very innovative mobile apps. Who won? It was David Castro and the team at Plusmo
for their "Social Location Widget". Congratulations go to David who will be one of the first to receive a Nokia N97 which will be pre-loaded with his very own app, and Plusmo, the developers from California who were presented with a cheque for €15,000.
For more details, see Nokia's blog with this video
and Plusmo's press release
and their blog post with good app photos
Ovi Store: Worldwide, profitable distribution for your mobile apps
Once you've built your app you'll be able to use the new Ovi Store
to easily distribute and monitize it to tens of millions of Nokia device owners all over the world. As a publisher you get a 70% revenue share. Go to publish.ovi.com
to sign-up now.
Featured Video: Nokia N97 Widgets
See the hot new Nokia N97 in action. Two quick examples of software additions since its launch at Nokia World. Home screen widgets (including a fully implemented Facebook widget) amd kinetic (flick) scrolling in the web browser (see it large on YouTube