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Created: kiran10182 (30 Dec 2009)
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Week 23 - June 3rd 2012

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Top developers are generating 30,000 - 50,000 Euros per month in Nokia Store with In-App Advertising. This video gives a quick overview of the key concepts and terms you need to know, as well as the step-by-step process to get started making money today. Inneractive's In-App Advertising SDK for your Qt or Java-based apps can be integrated with a couple of lines of code. In a short time, you can monetize your apps to take advantage of Nokia's unparalleled geographic coverage (190 markets with Nokia Store) and massive global reach (with over 800 Million addressable devices) to monetize your apps.

Additionally, the Microsoft In-App Advertising solution for Windows Phone is also available for your use.

Go to for more information.

Week 12 - March 18th 2012

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This video will show you simple methods for taking the idea for your next app, and getting it on paper. From there, you can utilize various software to make your prototype a reality. Adobe Illustrator is one solution for this. Other tools used in the video are Balsamiq and Inkscape

Be sure to check out the Nokia Icon Toolkit for some ready-made icons you can use in your app. With the Visual design stencils you can easily sketch how your app would look like.

Week 7 - February 12th 2012

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The cofounders of Pico Brothers, Niklas Karlström and Kristian Engsjö, talk about all aspects of their apps business. The guys met while working at a telecoms company. Spurred on by the launch of Nokia Store (now Nokia Store) they took a bold leap into apps development, something that Kristian described as "exciting, and challenging, and a bit scary". But it took them only a couple of months to get to grips with developing for mobile phones. They now create most of their apps using Qt, in anything from a few hours to a month. Having already passed the 80 million download milestone they are looking forward to achieving 100 million downloads.

Week 48 - November 27th 2011

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This promotional video, from Nokia Developer, captures the excitement and enthusiasm for Nokia's stunning new Lumia hardware running the latest version of Windows Phone. Offering developers the ability to be Amazing Everyday, grow their apps' reach, and realise new business opportunities: Nokia with Windows Phone delivers the tools developers know and trust, combined with the local support and training only Nokia can deliver. So dive right in and get started at

Week 45 - November 6th 2011

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Brandon Watson, Senior Director of Windows Phone, attended Nokia World - and shares his excitement on the developer opportunities with WP7.5 - as he says "get started, get noticed, get paid". With unique platform features such as App Connect and Live Tiles, we are excited too!

Week 38 - September 18th 2011

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Nokia Car Mode makes it easier for drivers and passengers to access maps, satellite navigation (provided by Nokia Drive), traffic updates, music and voice calls when they are in vehicles, so there's no need for a separate music player or satnav. Smartphone features and services are designed and displayed to optimise the usability in the car and avoid driver distraction.

Week 30 - July 25th 2011

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This video features Windows Phone Partners discussing the opportunities and experiences building applications with Windows Phone.

Week 18 - May 1st 2011

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This video, introduced by Mark Selby - VP Sales and Industry Collaboration, Nokia — provides an overview of Nokia's presence at WIMA, one of the most significant NFC events. A number of developers show their NFC apps running on Nokia C7 with Symbian Anna.

For more information and resources on NFC check out About NFC.

Week 9 - February 27th 2011

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Matt Bencke, General Manager of Windows Phone and Marketplace, discusses the planned Nokia/Microsoft partnership, and the opportunities for the developer community today and in the future.

Week 2 - January 9th 2011

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With a little over 6 months since the launch and having gone through many small and big improvements, Nokia Developer Projects is now out of the beta phase. The service is much now more complete in its features and also looks much better.

With more than 1000 developers as active members and 460 projects already, this service is becoming the best you can think for your open source projects. Why not take a look at couple of cool projects that have been running for a while?

Week 44 - October 31st 2010

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David Ashford of AppsArabia, a supporter of budding mobile application developers, explains what makes an application commercially viable and why distribution channels such as the Nokia Store are vital in getting applications to market.

Week 40 - October 3rd 2010

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The video shows the Hackathon event at this year's Nokia World and, in essence, demonstrates Nokia's commitment to helping developers. The event consisted of a contest in which developers were presented with the best ideas for mobile applications and were given the task of making them come to life on the Nokia N8. As VP of Marketing and Services Tom Libretto says, such events are great for stimulating the creation of new content for Nokia devices.

Week 37 - September 12th 2010

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Swype for Symbian, a new project from Nokia Beta Labs, lets you enter text on your mobile device in a new, interesting way: by tracing a path across the letter you wish to write. There are also other features, such as automatic capitalization, word suggestions, and more.

You can help Beta Labs by testing the application and providing them with you feedback, thus contributing to what is likely to become a standard way of inputting text on future Nokia devices.

Week 36 - September 5th 2010

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Ovi Browser brings rich web browsing to Series 40 devices that's fast, easy, and saves on data charges. The browser is powered by patented cloud-based Internet compression technology that delivers advanced web pages to your phone. As a result, pages show up quicker than ever and over the air data usage is reduced up to 90%. Beyond performance, the browser includes an innovative user interface that makes it easy to access your favorite content directly from the start page without having to hunt through menus. Download it from here:

Week 34 - August 22nd 2010

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One of the reasons that mobile devices are becoming a vital part of our lives is because they allow us to be permanently connected, to get the information we need when we need it. Nokia Point and Find is an excellent example. As shown in the video, simply taking pictures is enough to find out everything you need about something. And that's only the beginning. See everything the application has to offer at

Week 33- August 15th 2010

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Nokia invites developers to apply to the Open Screen Project Fund to get money to create mobile apps and distribute them in more than 190 countries worldwide via Nokia's Nokia Store. In this video you will see the "blueprint" for how it works, and examples to inspire you to apply for funding to create mobile apps for Nokia devices.

The Open Screen Project Fund is still accepting submissions. The Fund is seeking developers who have an idea for a mobile application in any of the following areas: entertainment, business, social networking, productivity, gaming, travel, multimedia, health, finance, weather, sports, news, education, and more.

For more information and to submit your idea for an app, please visit:

Week 32- August 8th 2010

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The MeeGo project is happy to announce "Day 1" of the MeeGo Handset user experience project. Many of you will remember this "Day 1" concept from March, when we first made the MeeGo core OS source code available and started development towards the MeeGo 1.0 release. Today, the handset baseline source code is available to the development community. This code is being actively developed as MeeGo 1.1, which is scheduled for release in October. Read More >>

Week 25 - June 20th 2010

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It often happens that someone goes to a foreign country and has trouble understanding the language. ABBYY FotoTranslate is excatly the kind of application one needs in this situation. As shown in the video, it uses character recognition algorithms to analyze the writing in a photo and automatically translates it.

Week 24 - June 13th 2010

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On 8 June 2010, Nokia Developer relaunched its website for mobile application developers, with a radically simplified information architecture, organizing resources according to three main categories: Design, Develop and Distribute. Watch this video and experience the new look and feel.

The revamped site also lets you dive deeper. Quick access to expert information is available in online libraries and device specifications. And the Nokia Developer blogs, wikis, discussion boards, and other community features continue their useful operations.

Start exploring new Nokia Developer website and feel the difference:

Nokia N8 Make My App competition Week 21 - May 23rd 2010

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Make My App competition is an exciting opportunity for anyone to submit ideas and compete for a chance to have their idea turned into real apps.

Got a better idea for an application? Every Wednesday the ten most popular ideas of that week are selected to join the Make My App shortlist. Your idea could be on the next shortlist! Take a look at this video and submit your application to this competition to win amazing prizes. The submissions close on June 27th.

Introduction to Flowella Week 19 - May 9th 2010

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The recently released Flowella allows developers to create prototypes for their applications without writing any code. Prototypes are built using images of screen mock-ups and defining links between the screens. This information is then used to create an Adobe Flash Lite 3.0 application or Web Runtime (WRT) widget, which can then be run on a device or a simulator supplied with Flowella, enabling the application interaction to be assessed.

Nokia Mobile Theme Week 10 - March 7th 2010

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Wordpress Mobile Pack and Nokia Mobile Theme for Drupal are two projects that enable you to create professional websites optimized for a wide range of devices quickly and effectively. This video demostrates how to use Nokia Mobile Theme for Drupal 6.

Watch this video to get a glimpse of the Nokia Mobile Theme project.

Symbian^3 Week 9 - February 28th 2010

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The Symbian^3 release features a wide range of enhancements including more advanced usability, faster networking and graphics acceleration in 2D and 3D for games and apps.

Symbian^3 software release offers a powerful capability package for all Symbian device manufacturers. Along with more efficient memory management, allowing more apps to run in parallel, Symbian^3 also includes support for HDMI, so users can plug their device into a TV and watch a 1080p movie. The new graphics architecture will use hardware acceleration to offer users a much improved user interface.

Watch this video which shows off some concepts which explore the new capabilities of Symbian^3.

Ovi SDK Week 7 - February 14th 2010

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The Ovi SDK gives developers the possibility to harness the Ovi Maps Player API and integrate navigation services into their applications.

This video shows the strengths of the Ovi SDK, which allows developers to create and deploy navigation applications across multiple devices.

Conceptual Design in 2 Minutes Week 5th - January 31st 2010

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Designing a new project is always exciting, and team members always have plenty of ideas. Yet it can be hard to determine just where to begin.

Concepting a design depends on many factors, including budget, timeline, and available resources. It’s best to take a pragmatic approach and always be open to considering changes that will result in a better overall offering.

Ever wonder what conceptual design actually is, anyways? Watch this 2-minute long clip for an introduction to concepting, why you should do it, and how to concept your application. To discover more about concepting and other user experience design tips, visit Design and User Experience