While buzz often circulates around iPhone and Android, Nokia still leads the pack in terms of world market share. Symbian, for instance, remains the most widely used mobile operating system. With the emergence of Nokia's open development platforms, the opportunities available for mobile developers to target these vastly popular operating systems are clear.
Beginning Nokia Apps Development is step-by-step guide that introduces mobile development using Nokia's variety of open platforms like Mobile Qt, OpenSymbian, and MeeGo. This book brings beginners up to speed and shows experienced developers how to work on a mobile platform.
Symbian, the most widely used operating system in the world, as well as MeeGo, the Intel/Nokia platform for mobile devices, both use Qt as a cross platform development framework. Utilizing Qt, a developer can easily target both platforms.
Web Runtime applications can also be developed for both Symbian and MeeGo platforms, and additionally run with little modifications on other mobile platforms. This book explains how.
New Qt developers learn the basics of Qt with a mobile slant, giving them the ability to target both desktop and mobile platforms.