Do you have a Series 40 UI design that you want to take to the full-touch UI?
Or are you creating a new design for the successful Nokia Asha family of
Series 40 phones?
Mikko Kaipio, Senior UX Designer, shows you what to consider when
designing for a move from non-touch or touch and type phones to full-touch
phones. His advice is equally useful if you are starting with a new app’s
More information about Series 40 UX resources can be found here:http://bit.ly/Qx757l
Creating a Map Type Selector for the Maps API for Java ME by jasfox. This was a winner of the Asha Touch Competition 2012Q3.
A map selector is a UI component for choosing the type of map to display (e.g. street map, terrain, satellite view etc.) This article explains how to create a Map Type Selector for both full-touch and non full-touch Java ME phones.
An appropriate UI is dynamically created at run time to utilise Full Touch features where they are available. The code also demonstrates how to create a fallback option so simpler feature phones are also supported.
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