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This category is used like a tag to indicate that a topic is known to be relevant to Symbian. 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.  
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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.
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{{Announcement|From January 1, 2014 and it will no longer be possible to publish any new content or update existing content for Symbian and MeeGo on Nokia Store. The Symbian Signed program will close on the same date. For more information see this [http://developer.nokia.com/Blogs/News/blog/2013/10/04/changes-to-supported-content-types-in-the-nokia-store/ blog].}}
  
The recommended development platform for Symbian is [[:Category:Qt|Qt]] (using [[:Category:Qt Quick|Qt Quick]] for the UI). Apps can also be developed on Symbian 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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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]]  
  
{{Announcement|image=Nokia PureView 808_2.png|height=80|title=PureView Imaging Competition 2012Q2|link=PureView Imaging Competition 2012Q2|timestamp=20120423|expiry=20120630|''We're holding a wiki article competition'' looking for great examples, guides and tutorials covering almost any aspect of imaging, from using the camera for still and video photography, to image manipulation, through to innovative gallery software and photo sharing techniques. <br />
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There will be some [[PureView Imaging Competition 2012Q2#The prizes|great prizes]], which we'll be awarding across the 2 month life of the competition - the first winner being chosen from articles submitted before May 15th! For all the details, see: [[PureView Imaging Competition 2012Q2]].}}
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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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|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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{{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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|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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|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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|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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|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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[[File:Nokia PureView 808 2.png|right|200px|link=http://www.developer.nokia.com/Devices/Device specifications/808 PureView/ ]]
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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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'''Most Viewed:'''
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{{ListMostViewed|Symbian|Qt|Symbian C++|PySymbian|count=10|showauthor=false|crop=82}}
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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 06:03, 1 November 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.

Announcements.pngFrom January 1, 2014 and it will no longer be possible to publish any new content or update existing content for Symbian and MeeGo on Nokia Store. The Symbian Signed program will close on the same date. For more information see this blog.

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: 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

Recently Edited:

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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.

Subcategories

This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total.

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Pages in category "Symbian"

The following 200 pages are in this category, out of 1,989 total.

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Media in category "Symbian"

The following 200 files are in this category, out of 922 total.

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