7. Configuring a Symbian Development Environment for PhoneGap

On the Symbian platform, PhoneGap applications are implemented as Web Runtime (WRT) widgets, a standard application type for Symbian devices. With WRT, a web application’s files are simply packaged into a compressed file before being deployed to mobile devices. There are some similarities here with the W3C widget specification described in Chapter 5, but since WRT widgets predate the specification, they are configured and packaged differently.

Symbian PhoneGap applications can be built on systems running Macintosh OS, Linux, or Microsoft Windows. Before getting started with Symbian development, you will need to install the PhoneGap framework using the instructions provided in Appendix ...

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