Nokia Asha Web App Tools 3.0

Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0 delivers a suite of applications that assist in the development, testing, packaging, and deployment of Nokia Asha web apps, including preparing them for distribution through Nokia Store. The key components of Nokia Asha web app tools are Web Developer Environment (WDE) and Web App Simulator (WAS).

Download Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0:

Web Developer Environment

Built on the Eclipse platform, Web Developer Environment delivers the code creation tools needed to efficiently create and package web apps.

Extensive templates for new projects

Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0 offers wider variety of templates for common web apps styles to kick-start your development work. The latest templates also include code to take advantage of Nokia Notifications.

UI Designer

With the UI Designer you can build web app interfaces by dragging and dropping UI component snippets and laying them out visually, enabling you to create web apps UIs faster.

Other features include:

  • Code completion and full validation
  • Comprehensive range of examples, including new geolocation, notification, and localization examples.
  • Targeted HTML/CSS validation, including specific Nokia Asha web app rules
  • Partial web app upload for faster cloud preview
  • Automatic packaging and formatting for Nokia Store
  • A copy of the app’s JAR file so you can distribut through other app stores and sites
  • Deploy for phone testing directly from the web developer environment

Web App Simulator

Run your apps in the the Web App Simulator to simplify functional testing and design validation.

Phone simulation

Preview your Nokia Asha web apps to see how they’ll look and behave on Nokia Asha platform and Series 40 phones, and interact with the web.

Built-in location simulation

Web App Simulator enables you to define location information to be supplied to your simulated Nokia Asha web app, making testing of location-aware apps a breeze.

Other features include:

  • Ability to test your web apps against all the UI variations available on the phones that support Nokia Asha web apps.
  • Local previews automatically reload as you edit your code
  • A custom version of web inspector for simplified debugging and performance analysis

Xpress Web App Builder

Xpress Web App Builder is an online tool that guides you through the process of creating rich web apps, with no coding required. Select from a variety of templates, customise your theme, and then add RSS feeds and social media information. The key features of the tool are:

  • layout templates to present content, including single pane, tabbed view, and accordion view, as well as focused templates for news, pictures, and video content
  • a wide range of content widgets for RSS feeds, video from YouTube, pictures from Flickr, Picasa, and other photo sharing sites, blogs from Tumblr and WordPress, as well as a text widget for information of your choice
  • the ability to add SMS and call capabilities, static HERE Maps, and in-app advertising
  • the option to customise your app’s colour scheme, including header and font colours
  • static and dynamic previews of your app, for all supported screen resolutions

When you’ve completed your web app, the tool provides a short URL for testing the app on your phone, and lets you submit the app to the Nokia Publish QA Portal to start the process of publication in Nokia store. However, if you want to customise your web app further, you can download the source code and import it into Nokia Asha web app tools.

Launch Xpress Web App Builder

Remote Device Access

Test on a range of Nokia Asha and Series 40 phones

remote device access

With the Nokia Developer Remote Device Access Service you can connect to a comprehensive range of Nokia Asha platform and Series 40 phones over the internet. Use your web app’s short URL to launch it in the Xpress Browser then run it, just as you would on your own phone, to check out its behaviour on different hardware and UI form factors.
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