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Created: hamishwillee (29 Nov 2010)
Last edited: hamishwillee (26 Jul 2012)
Python on Symbian

Python on Symbian is a great way to start your adventure in mobile programming! Python applications ("apps") look like native C++ apps, can access the same important platform services, and can be distributed through the same channels.

Title Python on Symbian: Mobile app development made easy
Author(s) Pankaj Nathani, Bogdan Galiceanu
Publisher Amazon
Publishing date October 2010
ISBN # 1453747990
# of pages 498
Subject Python
Example code Python on Symbian/Example code

This book explains all about how you can get up and running with Python on Symbian. Its been written on the wiki by members of the Symbian developer community, and its now published in printed form on here.

01. Introduction
02. Basic Python Elements
03. System Information and Operations
04. Basic User Interface
05. Contacts and Calendar
06. Telephony and Messaging
07. Graphics and Multimedia
08. Touch User Interface
09. Basic Network Programming
10. Location Based Services
11. Sensor Framework
12. Platform Services
13. Extending Python on Symbian
14. Advanced Network Programming
15. Platform Security and Application Signing
16. Standalone Applications
17. Debugging Techniques
Back cover copy
Example code
Inside cover and list of authors
Prelims Author Acknowledgements
Prelims Author Bios
References and sources of further information
Symbian Foreword
ZZ. Bluetooth

Because its on the wiki its not finished after printing - feel free to extend chapters, fix any bugs, or write new chapters. All we ask is that you add the new chapter to the list along with a comment here explaining what you're planning on doing. You can see anything the rest of us are doing in the #symbianpython twitter feed.

New chapters under construction:

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Note that this content was originally hosted on the Symbian Foundation developer wiki.

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