2.1. Installing Python for S60 on 3rd Edition Devices

2.1.1. Download the Installation Files

The first task is common to all platforms. You need to download two installation files from the Internet to your computer and then to the phone. You find them at SourceForge's PyS60 project page, http://sourceforge.net/projects/pys60. There are many versions of files available on that website. The two files that you need are the PyS60 interpreter and the user interface (Python Script Shell) for the PyS60 interpreter.

The file names consist of three components:

  • the name

  • the version number, for example, 1.4.0 (make sure you choose the latest version, that is, the largest number)

  • the edition number (in this case, 3rdEd).

Assuming that version 1.4.0 is the latest version, you will download PythonForS60_1_4_0_3rdEd.SIS (the PyS60 interpreter) and PythonScriptShell1_4_0_3rdEd.SIS (the user interface). Both files have undergone the signing process that is required for 3rd Edition devices (see Appendix A for more information regarding signing).

We have divided the following descriptions into separate sections for

For each operating system, we have included a complete description of how to install PyS60 and how to write and execute your first script.

2.1.2. Installation for Windows Users

We assume you have the Nokia PC Suite application installed on your Windows computer. It connects your Nokia phone to ...

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