Our SDK team has been hard at work and is now pleased to deliver the full release of the Nokia Asha SDK 1.0 for developers looking to create Java apps for the Nokia Asha 501 — the latest smartphone sensation from Nokia.The big ticket changes in the full release are the inclusion of a language pack and the Tantalum library.
We had a great response to the Publish and Win competition, with a wide variety of applications being submitted. With a selection of both Java and web apps, we saw some clever and interesting app ideas.
If you’d like a quick overview of how to publish your Java apps for the new Nokia Asha software platform (and for Series 40 Developer Platform), we’ve prepared a set of slides so you can easily see all the main steps, as well as how Nokia Publishing works in general.
Today we introduced a global initiative that will help developers unlock the market for affordable smartphones by launching the Nokia Asha software platform and the Nokia Asha 501, the first smartphone built on the new Asha platform.
As Nokia strengthens its offerings for Series 40 consumers and developers, we are offering two new and improved tools to help developers create Series 40 web apps. Nokia Xpress Web App Builder, which guides coders and non-coders through a simple process of creating rich Web apps in minutes, has graduated from public beta to final release.