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This category is for articles about the Symbian platform itself, or acts as a ''tag'' to convey that a topic is "Symbian-specific" (e.g. a [[:Category:Qt]] topic with [[:Category:Symbian]] only applies to the Symbian platform). If you're interested in the Symbian native development framework see [[:Category:Symbian C++]].
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Symbian was the first platform specifically developed for smartphones - it started the smartphone revolution and until 2011 was Nokia's main smartphone platform. It is still a widely used smartphone platform in many markets. Its flagship device, the [https://www.developer.nokia.com/Devices/Device_specifications/808_PureView/ Nokia 808 Pureview] (based on [[:Category:Nokia Belle|Nokia Belle, FP1]] platform, has the most powerful imaging/camera technology in any smartphone at time of writing.
  
Symbian was the first platform specifically developed for smartphones - it started the smartphone revolution and until 2011 was Nokia's main smartphone platform. It is still an extremely popular and efficient smartphone platform, sold in more locations than any other mobile OS. For more information about the platform and native development framework see [http://www.developer.nokia.com/Develop/Featured_Technologies/Symbian_C++/ Symbian C++] (static site).
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This page contains key links to information about the Symbian platform, including its main development platforms  [[:Category:Qt|Qt]], [[:Category:Symbian C++|Symbian C++]], [[:Category:Symbian Web Runtime|Symbian Web Runtime]] and [[:Category:Java ME|Java ME]], and its certification program: [[:Category:Symbian Signed:Symbian Signed]]
  
The recommended development framework for Symbian is [[:Category:Qt|Qt]] ([[:Category:Qt Quick|Qt Quick]]). Development is also supported using native [[:Category:Symbian C++|Symbian C++]],[[:Category:Symbian Web Runtime|Symbian Web Runtime]], [[:Category:Python|Python]] and [[:Category:Java ME|Java ME]], to name just a few.
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Qt
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|text=Recommended (C++) app development framework offering both simplicity and depth.
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|link=[https://www.developer.nokia.com/Develop/Qt/ Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Qt|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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|min-height=180px
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}}
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Symbian C++
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|text="Native" C++ development framework providing deep and broad access.  
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|link=[https://www.developer.nokia.com/Develop/Featured_Technologies/Symbian_C++/ Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Symbian C++|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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|min-height=180px
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}}
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</div>
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<div class="oneFourthWidth left">
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Java ME
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|text=Powerful Java runtime for Symbian devices
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|link=[http://www.developer.nokia.com/Develop/Java/ Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Java ME|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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|min-height=180px
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}}
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Symbian Signed
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|text=Packaging, Signing and Distribution on Symbian Devices
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|link=[https://www.developer.nokia.com/Distribute/Packaging_and_signing.xhtml Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Symbian Signed|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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|min-height=180px
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}}
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Web Apps
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|text= Symbian Web Runtime is great for accessing web-based content and social media sites.
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|link=[http://www.developer.nokia.com/Resources/Library/Web/#!web-apps/symbian-web-runtime.html Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Symbian Web Runtime|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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|min-height=180px
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}}
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Design and UX
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|text=Symbian Design Guidelines
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|link=[http://www.developer.nokia.com/Resources/Library/Symbian_Design_Guidelines/#!index.html Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Mobile Design|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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{{SignpostBox
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|title=Themes
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|text=Themes, content and other media like ring-tones can also be monetized.
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|link=[http://www.developer.nokia.com/Design/Themes.xhtml Overview] &#124; [[:Category:Themes|Wiki]]
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|wrapper=true
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[[File:Nokia PureView 808 2.png|right|200px|link=http://www.developer.nokia.com/Devices/Device specifications/808 PureView/ ]]
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{{Announcement|link=App Launcher Icon Competition November 2011|timestamp=20111110|title=App Launcher Icon Competition|We're having a competition between November 14th to 30th to celebrate the launch of Nokia's new icon styles and templates. All you have to do is use our new toolkits to create a compelling new app launcher icon for your Series 40, Symbian, or Nokia N9 app. We're going to be awarding a number of new Nokia N9 mobile devices, which is a pretty cool prize for doing something that every great app has to have anyway!
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==Recently Edited and Most Viewed ==
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'''Recently Edited:'''
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{{ListRecentlyEdited|Symbian|Qt|Symbian C++|PySymbian|count=10|showauthor=false|crop=82}}
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|style="width:50%;"|
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'''Most Viewed:'''
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{{ListMostViewed|Symbian|Qt|Symbian C++|PySymbian|count=10|showauthor=false|crop=82}}
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For more information see [[App Launcher Icon Competition November 2011]]}}
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== Other development frameworks ==
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There are/have been numerous other development frameworks for Symbian (including [[:Category:Python|Python]] and [[:Category:Flash Lite|Flash]]). However none of these are actively maintained. While they may work on some devices it will also prove impossible to sell them though Nokia Store.

Revision as of 09:29, 11 February 2013

Symbian was the first platform specifically developed for smartphones - it started the smartphone revolution and until 2011 was Nokia's main smartphone platform. It is still a widely used smartphone platform in many markets. Its flagship device, the Nokia 808 Pureview (based on Nokia Belle, FP1 platform, has the most powerful imaging/camera technology in any smartphone at time of writing.

This page contains key links to information about the Symbian platform, including its main development platforms Qt, Symbian C++, Symbian Web Runtime and Java ME, and its certification program: Category:Symbian Signed:Symbian Signed

Qt
Recommended (C++) app development framework offering both simplicity and depth.
Symbian C++
"Native" C++ development framework providing deep and broad access.
Java ME
Powerful Java runtime for Symbian devices
Symbian Signed
Packaging, Signing and Distribution on Symbian Devices
Web Apps
Symbian Web Runtime is great for accessing web-based content and social media sites.
Design and UX
Symbian Design Guidelines
Themes
Themes, content and other media like ring-tones can also be monetized.
link=http://www.developer.nokia.com/Devices/Device specifications/808 PureView/

Recently Edited and Most Viewed

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Other development frameworks

There are/have been numerous other development frameworks for Symbian (including Python and Flash). However none of these are actively maintained. While they may work on some devices it will also prove impossible to sell them though Nokia Store.

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