Past Events

LBS for Nokia X and Asha using Geo2tag

LBS for Nokia X and Asha using Geo2tag

Date: April 15, 2014

With the open source Geo2tag platform, developers can use JSON or XML to manage location references in apps for Nokia X and Nokia Asha phones. In this webinar, we’ll show how to use the Geo2tag API and how to manage a local database of georeferences. We’ll begin the training by introducing the fundamentals of Location Based Services and the REST API of Geo2Tag LBS Platform (www.geo2tag.org). We’ll focus on networking, JSON and web services. Then we will demonstrate several applications developed on top of Geo2Tagand share the newest enhancements to the platform. We’ll end the training with a discussion of integrating Geo2Tag and third-party map widgets.

 

HERE Maps for the Nokia X platform

HERE Maps for the Nokia X platform

Date: April 8, 2014

With HERE Maps, your users always know where they are and where they’re going, even when they’re not connected to a mobile network. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to integrate HERE Maps into your new apps for the Nokia X software platform and how to port existing apps to use HERE Maps APIs.

Nokia In-App Payment: UX considerations

Nokia In-App Payment: UX considerations

Date: April 2, 2014

Nokia In-App Payment is designed from the ground up to encourage users to spend more on your digital goods, let you keep more of what your users spend, and reach the broadest possible market around the world. If you’re not yet using Nokia In-App Payment to generate revenue from your Nokia X applications, you should be. Join this webinar to find out how to optimise Nokia In-App Payment UI flows before and after payments occur. You’ll learn about tips and tricks to increase conversion rates and to avoid pitfalls and deal-breakers.

 

Intro to Nokia Asha SDK 1.2

Intro to Nokia Asha SDK 1.2

Date: April 1, 2014

Nokia Theme API and Webview API are new additions in Nokia Asha SDK 1.2. The Theme API enables developers to change themes and to access the properties of a current theme. The Webview API is used to display web pages inside a MIDlet, enabling delivery of more-sophisticated Help, About, and other screens to users. In addition, Nokia Asha SDK 1.2 contains updates to the Contact API that allow MIDlets to receive notifications with social contacts in the phonebook are added, deleted, or modified. Pranav Gothadiya, lead developer and product owner for Nokia Asha SDKs, starts this training webinar with an overview of new and updated features in Nokia Asha SDK 1.2 and the new Nokia Asha software platform 1.4. Pranav then demonstrates code examples included in the SDK to illustrate the new Theme and Webview APIs. He also touches on the (Social) Contact API, as well as on SDK features that enable developers to support frame-positioning control and progressive audio recording.

Introduction to Nokia Asha SDK 1.2 (beta) from Nokia Developer.

 

 

In-App payments for Nokia X Platform

In-App payments for Nokia X Platform

Date: March 25, 2014

Nokia In App Payment is designed from the ground up to encourage users to spend more on your digital goods, let you keep more of what your users spend, and reach the broadest possible market around the world. In-App Payment, also referred to as the “Freemium” or “Free to Play” business model, helps you build apps with higher and recurring revenue compared to the “Pay to download” model. You can to attract a large user base with a free baseline experience and then extend the experience by offering digital content for sale. You can create and sell durable goods (for example new game levels) or consumable goods (for example weapons that expire or digital currency.) Join this webinar to learn how to integrate In-App Payments into your apps for Nokia X with the help of Nokia X SDK plug-in and Nokia Publish.

In-App payments for Nokia X software platform from Nokia Developer.

 

UX considerations, porting to Nokia X

UX considerations, porting to Nokia X

Date: March 19, 2014

Nokia Store testing has shown that approximately 75% of Android apps run properly on Nokia X platform without any modification, but maybe you’d like some help improving the UX of your app as you port it to Nokia X. UX expert Jan Krebber will show you how to improve the UX of your Nokia X apps in terms you don’t need to be a UX expert to understand. He’ll focus on the few items most important when it comes to user experience design for Android and Nokia X.He’ll introduce those items and show you how to create a launcher icon for Nokia X.

 

Kids games and educational app design

Kids games and educational app design

Date: March 18, 2014

Some children start using mobile devices at very young ages. Mobile phones can be very powerful tools to support learning and to nurture cognitive capabilities. This webinar addresses UI design considerations for creating games and educational applications for children and teens. Although the webinar focuses on Nokia Asha phones, the findings it examines hold true for mobile devices in general.

 

Testing apps for compatibility w/ Nokia X

Testing apps for compatibility w/ Nokia X

Date: March 10, 2014

Nokia Store testing has shown that approximately 75% of Android apps run properly on Nokia X platform without any modification. In this webinar we’ll show you how easy it is to find out if your existing Android code base is already capable of reaching the additional Nokia X user base. We’ll also show you how to identify those few areas of your app that may need modification to take advantage of the Nokia Notifications Service API, the Nokia In-app Payment API, and the HERE maps API.  The tools we’ll demonstrate are the Nokia Compatibility Analysis Tool (CAT) and Remote Device Access (RDA). With these tools you can quickly analyse and understand the porting effort and make decisions on which APIs can be replaced.

 

Publishing Nokia X apps to Nokia Store

Publishing Nokia X apps to Nokia Store

Date: March 7, 2014

In this webinar we’ll show you how to maximise the distribution potential of your Nokia X apps through Nokia Store. We’ll begin with an overview of the publishing process for Nokia Store, how to sign up and how to get paid. Then we’ll provide a detailed look at the metadata fields available to you and how they help get your app discovered and downloaded.

 

Nokia X opportunities for developers

Nokia X opportunities for developers

Date: March 5, 2014

In this webinar we’ll provide an overview of the Nokia X platform and product offering. Then we’ll dig into monetization opportunities offered by Nokia In-app Payment combined with Nokia’s extensive operator billing network. We’ll show you how you can benefit by bringing your apps to Nokia Store, take advantage of it’s unique monetization capabilities and make your app stand out from the crowd.

 

Lumia App Labs: New Nokia Imaging SDK 1.1

Lumia App Labs: New Nokia Imaging SDK 1.1

Date: March 4, 2014

The Nokia Imaging SDK 1.1 makes it quicker and easier to create imaging apps for Windows Phone 8, and now also Windows 8.1 – desktop and RT. It helps you efficiently work with images captured and stored by both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1 devices from Nokia. Michael Samarin, MVP from Futurice will open this training webinar with a quick overview of Nokia Imaging SDK 1.1 new features. Then he’ll jump into live coding demonstrations to show you how to use the SDK in applications that make the most of the imaging capabilities of Nokia Lumia products. Throughout the code demos, he’ll highlight new functionality in this SDK release, such as HDREffect, LenseBlurEffects, InteractiveForegroundSegmenter and of course using SDK with Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1.

 

Intro to Nokia X platform and tools

Intro to Nokia X platform and tools

Date: March 4, 2014

Welcome to Nokia X platform! In this webinar we’ll provide a detailed overview of Nokia X platform and show you how to get started developing for it. In live demonstrations we’ll show how to install and configure your development environment and Nokia tools. You’ll learn similarities and differences of Nokia X compared with other development platforms and learn how easy it is to publish your existing Android app for Nokia X. We’ll show you how to test and port your app and explain the capabilities and specifics of Nokia APIs: Nokia Notification Service, In-App Payment and HERE Maps.

 

Nokia Asha idea to app: Education for kids

Nokia Asha idea to app: Education for kids

Date: March 3, 2014

Phones in the Nokia Asha family can serve as perfect educational devices for children: They’re simple and inexpensive while also fast and secure. Join this webinar to learn about APIs and frameworks that will help you to get started with educational projects for Nokia Asha phones. We’ll discuss typical types of applications introduce you to a wide range of text styles, animations, and transitions to engage your audience. Then, we’ll explain how easy it is to code your vision using the new version of the Lightweight User Interface Toolkit (LWUIT) framework, optimised for the Nokia Asha platform.

 

Nokia Developer at MWC 2014

Nokia Developer at MWC 2014

Date: February 24, 2014

  Mobile World Congress was a great success, when many of you met with us in Barcelona and tried out the new Nokia X and Nokia Imaging SDK 1.1. If you couldn’t join us, check out this video of the keynote:

 

Nokia Asha Idea to App: Games for kids

Nokia Asha Idea to App: Games for kids

Date: February 11, 2014

If you have an idea for an Asha game for kids, join this webinar and learn about technical details that will help your project succeed. We will introduce and demonstrate Nokia Asha APIs for 2D and 3D graphics, sensors, music, sound, asset management and storage. We’ll also discuss game design, menu structures and how to tailor your UI for the age group you’re addressing.

 

Nokia In-App Payments for Asha developers

Nokia In-App Payments for Asha developers

Date: February 4, 2014

Nokia In App Payment is designed from the ground up to encourage users to spend more on your digital goods, let you keep more of what your users spend, and reach the broadest possible market around the world. In-App Payment, also referred to as “Freemium” or “Free to Play” business model, helps you build apps with higher and recurring revenue compared to the “Pay to download” model. You can to attract a large user base with a free baseline experience and then extend the experience by offering digital content for sale. You can create and sell durable goods (for example new game levels) or consumable goods (for example weapons that expire or digital currency.) Join this webinar to learn how to integrate In-App Payments into your apps with the help of Asha SDK and Nokia Publish.

Lessons from 50 WP8 design consultations

Lessons from 50 WP8 design consultations

Date: January 30, 2014

DVLUP members who want help with the design of their Windows Phone 8 app can redeem points for one-hour online UI clinics delivered by the design pros at Toledo Design. Arturo Toledo, mobile design expert and former design evangelist and UX design in the Windows Phone design studio, has already delivered over 50 of these one-on-one consultations to help DVLUP members improve the design, usability, and user reviews of their applications. In this 1 hour webinar, Arturo shares some of the most common design challenges he has seen in these real-world consultations and shows how to fix them.

Windows Phone 8 speech recognition: parliamo con la nostra app

Windows Phone 8 speech recognition: parliamo con la nostra app

Date: January 22, 2014

Microsoft Windows Phone ha un sistema di riconoscimento vocale molto sofisticato. Ci permette di impartire comandi al sistema operativo, leggere e dettare SMS, effettuare chiamate etc. In Windows Phone 8 è stata introdotta, per noi sviluppatori, la possibilità di utilizzare i comandi vocali anche nelle nostre applicazioni. In questa sessione vedremo come implementare il riconoscimento vocale nelle nostre app.

Let’s speak with the phone: Microsoft Speech API (In Italian)

17 December

11 a.m. Montreal; 1 p.m. Buenos Aires; 5 p.m. Rome and Geneva

Microsoft Windows Phone has a very sophisticated speech-recognition system. Users can give commands to the operating system, read and dictate text messages, make phone calls, etc. With Windows Phone 8, developers have the ability to use voice commands in applications. In this webinar, you’ll find out how to implement voice recognition in your apps.

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Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0: New features, tips, and code samples

Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0: New features, tips, and code samples

Date: December 18, 2013

This webinar will focus on Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0, including the runtime in Xpress Browser 3.0. We’ll share tips and tricks for developing web apps for the new Nokia Asha UI.

During the webinar, you’ll get an overview of new features available to developers of Nokia Asha web apps, including how to use Push notifications and how to manage image quality. You’ll also see demonstrations of key new code samples provided in Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0, including PushNotificationSample, ImageQualitySample, LocalisationSample, and GeoLocationSample.

We suggest that you install Nokia Asha web app tools 3.0 before the webinar begins. You won’t need the software to learn a lot from this training session, but you’ll learn more if you have already installed it and can practice with it soon afterwards.

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Applicazioni business: come svilupparle e distribuirle

Applicazioni business: come svilupparle e distribuirle

Date: December 11, 2013

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 è un sistema operativo pensato non solo per gli utenti consumer, ma anche per le aziende, grazie ad una serie di caratteristiche ereditate direttamente dal Windows Runtime di Windows 8: criptaggio dei dati, integrazione con i servizi aziendali, possibilità di gestione remota. Nel corso del webinar impareremo come sviluppare applicazioni business e quali meccanismi ci mette a disposizione lo Store per distribuirle in forma privata all’interno della nostra zienda.

The enterprise story: How to develop and deploy business apps (In Italian)

11 December

11 a.m. Montreal; 1 p.m. Buenos Aires; 5 p.m. Rome and Geneva

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 is an operating system designed not only for consumers but also for businesses, thanks to a series of features inherited directly from the Windows Runtime in Windows 8: data encryption, integration with corporate services, and remote management.

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Il pattern MVVM: come strutturare al meglio il vostro progetto

Il pattern MVVM: come strutturare al meglio il vostro progetto

Date: December 10, 2013

Quando ci si trova nella necessità di sviluppare applicazioni per Microsoft Windows Phone più complesse, l’approccio tradizionale mostra qualche limite: non c’è una separazione tra i vari strati dell’applicazione e il codice è più difficile da testare e da mantenere. Questo webinar vi mostrerà le basi del pattern Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM), che offre un approccio più strutturato, in grado di separare la parte di logica dall’interfaccia grafica.

The MVVM pattern: How best to architect your project (In Italian)

10 December

11 a.m. Montreal; 1 p.m. Buenos Aires; 5 p.m. Rome and Geneva

When you need to develop complex applications for Microsoft Windows Phone, the traditional approach shows some limitations. This webinar will show you the basics of Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM), which offers a more structured approach.

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Lens app trasformare il telefono in una fotocamera

Lens app trasformare il telefono in una fotocamera

Date: December 4, 2013

Una delle caratteristiche che contraddistingue i device Nokia della serie Lumia è la presenza di fotocamere di altissima qualità: le Lens App consentono di sfruttare al massimo questo punto di forza, in quanto ci permettono di creare applicazioni in grado di elaborare, applicare filtri in tempo reale e condividere le foto scattate. In questo webinar impareremo tutti i trucchi per realizzare l’applicazione fotografica definitva. / One of the distinguishing features of Nokia Lumia phones is the presence of high-quality cameras. With lens apps, you can make the most of this strength, by creating applications that can process, apply filters in real time, and share photos. This webinar will show you the tricks for making the definitive photo application.

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NFC, Bluetooth e comunicazione tra app

NFC, Bluetooth e comunicazione tra app

Date: December 3, 2013

n Microsoft Windows Phone 8, l’accoppiata di NFC e Bluetooth, ci danno la possibilità di implementare una serie di scenari decisamente interessanti. Per noi sviluppatori, il set di API che ci permette di implementarli, rientra in quelle che vengono definite Proximity API. In questa sessione scopriremo come usarle per estendere le nostre applicazioni. / In Microsoft Windows Phone 8, the combination of NFC and Bluetooth wireless technology gives us the opportunity to implement a number of very interesting scenarios. For us developers, the API set that enables us to implement them is part of what are called Proximity APIs. In this webinar, you’ll discover how to use them to extend your applications.

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Developing health-care applications for Nokia Asha phones

Developing health-care applications for Nokia Asha phones

Date: December 3, 2013

This webinar discusses the fundamentals of mobile health-care apps and gives you an overview of the opportunities and challenges involved in developing health-care apps for Nokia Asha phones.

Two experts in medical technology will present this webinar: Oleg Medvedev, who is chair of the Department of Pharmacology at Moscow State University and teaches medical informatics and telemedicine, and Ilya Paramonov, head of the FRUCT laboratory at Yaroslavl State University, where he conducts research in applied mathematics in medicine, mobile systems, software engineering, and smart spaces.

Oleg and Ilya demonstrate concrete examples of health-care applications suited to the Nokia Asha software platform and will show you how to create such apps. They’ll discuss in depth the topic of using Bluetooth technology to retrieve heart-rate data from medical devices.

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NDC 2013

NDC 2013

Date: December 2, 2013

NDC 2013 is a key arena for transfer and exchange of knowledge. It’s a place for programmers, software architects, project managers, and IT executives from around the world to learn about and share experience of Microsoft .NET, agile methodologies, software development, and much more.

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Add VoIP services to your Nokia Asha apps

Add VoIP services to your Nokia Asha apps

Date: November 27, 2013

Nokia Asha software platform 1.1 adds voice over IP (VoIP) capabilities for app developers. This webinar shows you how to add VoIP services to your Nokia Asha apps and how to set up a wireless local area network (WLAN) with Nokia Asha SDK 1.1 for testing your apps. We cover how to work with the VoIP API, how to simulate a WLAN for testing, and how to develop full apps that use VoIP.

The webinar is presented by Dalbir Dahiya, engineering manager with Nokia. He begins with an overview of how to implement VoIP in apps for users of Nokia Asha phones, and then covers all the information you need to develop with the VoIP API. He also demonstrates sample apps that you can download and modify to incorporate into your own apps.

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Connettersi al Cloud Azure mobile services

Connettersi al Cloud Azure mobile services

Date: November 26, 2013

Una buona App Microsoft Windows Phone non può fare a meno di potenti ed affidabili servizi per mantenere o recuperare i dati, gestire le procedure autenticazione o sfruttare servizi di notifica. Vediamo come la piattaforma Azure con i suoi Mobile Services sia uno strumento ideale per rapidità di utilizzo, efficienza, integrazione nella piattaforma. / A good app for Microsoft Windows Phone needs powerful and reliable services to maintain or recover data, manage authentication procedures, and use notification services. In this webinar, you’ll find out how the Windows Azure cloud platform with its Mobile Services is an ideal tool for rapid development, operational efficiency, and integration into Windows Phone apps.

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New API for social sharing in Nokia Asha SDK 1.1

New API for social sharing in Nokia Asha SDK 1.1

Date: November 21, 2013

Your Java™ apps for Nokia Asha software platform 1.1 can now be enabled to post content to popular social media channels, using the new Share API. This webinar gives you a hands-on introduction to delivering social media experiences to users of Nokia Asha phones using Nokia Asha SDK 1.1.

The webinar opens with an overview of the Share API and how to implement it in your Nokia Asha apps. Pranav Gothadiya, product owner for the Nokia Asha SDK, then shows you the key features of the Share API. This is followed by a demonstration of how to use the API to authenticate your app with social media services, using the OAuth 2.0 protocol. Next Pranav conducts a code walkthrough for an entire example application that you can download and modify. He’ll finish by demonstrating how to incorporate the popular emoji characters into your apps.

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Lumia App Labs 18: Introducing Nokia Imaging SDK 1.0

Lumia App Labs 18: Introducing Nokia Imaging SDK 1.0

Date: November 21, 2013

The Nokia Imaging SDK just graduated from beta, the code library that helps you efficiently work with images captured and stored by Windows Phone 8 devices. In this webinar Nokia technology wizard Berthier Lemieux starts with a quick overview of Nokia Imaging SDK 1.0, just in case you haven’t worked with it yet. Then he jumps into live coding demonstrations to show you how to use the SDK in applications that make the most of the imaging capabilities of Nokia Lumia phones. Throughout the code demos, he’ll highlight new functionality in this SDK release. He’ll demonstrate the new architecture, the chroma key filter (“green screen”), and gradients. He’ll also show you how to change filters dynamically.

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Developing location-based services for Nokia Asha phones by using Geo2tag

Developing location-based services for Nokia Asha phones by using Geo2tag

Date: November 20, 2013

With the open source Geo2tag platform, developers can use JSON or XML to manage location references in apps for Nokia Asha phones. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use the Geo2tag API and how to manage a local database of georeferences.

We’ll start with an overview of the RESTful Geo2tag API and explain how to use the API in apps for Nokia Asha phones. Then we’ll demonstrate a few location-based applications developed on top of Geo2tag and show how to integrate Geo2tag reference feeds with map widgets.

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Nokia Asha UI Clinic: November 2013 — Jumping Man and Sky Sudoku

Nokia Asha UI Clinic: November 2013 — Jumping Man and Sky Sudoku

Date: November 13, 2013

Our UI expert Jan Krebber reviews two apps submitted by Nokia Developer members: Jumping Man, a jump-and-run game, and a Sudoku game. Jan shares the app reviews and provides details on how the UX of these applications might be improved, as well as providing general guidance that will help with the design of any app.

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Sviluppare una live app notifiche, live tile, lock screen

Sviluppare una live app notifiche, live tile, lock screen

Date: November 12, 2013

Una caratteristica di Microsoft Windows Phone che la rende unica rispetto alle altre piattaforma è il supporto alle Live Tile, che consentono di mostrare informazioni all’utente direttamente nella home screen, senza costringerlo ad aprire l’applicazione. In Windows Phone 8 questa potenzialità è stata portata ai massimi livelli, grazie al supporto a nuovi formati e template di Live Tile e alla possibilità di interagire con la lock screen. Nel corso del webinar impareremo come sfruttare queste funzionalità grazie alle notifiche.
A unique feature of Microsoft Windows Phone is support for Live Tiles, which can be used to display information from an application on the home screen without forcing users to open the app. Windows Phone 8 enhancements support new formats and Live Tile templates and include the ability to interact with the lock screen. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to leverage these features through the Windows Phone notifications capability.

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Lumia App Labs 17: Optimising your nokia lumia apps for large-screen phones

Lumia App Labs 17: Optimising your nokia lumia apps for large-screen phones

Date: November 7, 2013

This webinar presentation by Nokia chief engineer Lucian Tomuta looks at the features of Windows Phone 8 update 3, specifically those related to supported screen resolutions. Lucian starts by providing an overview to the technical changes offer in the update. Then he looks at how the features to detect screen resolution and size can be used to optimise your apps and content for Nokia Lumia phone with physically large screen (of up to 6”) and supporting 1080p resolution. He specifically looks at issues around graphics and typography as well as layout optimisation. After this session you’ll be able to ensure your apps are optimally compatible with the latest Windows Phone products from Nokia.

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Introduction to Nokia Asha SDK 1.1: New and updated features

Introduction to Nokia Asha SDK 1.1: New and updated features

Date: October 30, 2013

Pranav Gothadiya, product owner for the Nokia Asha SDK provides an introduction to the new features of the Nokia Asha SDK for Nokia Asha software platform 1.1 apps, including the Share and VoIP APIs and updated emulator.

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Design tips for Nokia Asha game developers

Design tips for Nokia Asha game developers

Date: October 22, 2013

Our UX specialist, Jan Krebber of OCT03, shares design tips for creating Nokia Asha games. These tips are based on averting flaws and deal-breakers that have been found during UX reviews of real games submitted to Nokia Store. Jan will illustrate similarities among games from many developers and will provide easy-to-follow rules for creating game experiences that’ll make people want to keep playing your games instead of just trying them out.

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Nokia Asha UI Clinic: October 2013 — Kids Choice and Photogram

Nokia Asha UI Clinic: October 2013 — Kids Choice and Photogram

Date: October 17, 2013

Our UI expert Jan Krebber reviews two apps submitted by Nokia Developer members: Kids Choice, by Mochamad Yasin, an easy-to-play game for children ages 1-6 and Photogram, by Gener Gabasa of Octacore, an application for applying filters to photos and images. Jan shares the app reviews and provides details on how the UX of these applications might be improved, as well as providing general guidance that will help with the design of any app.

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Lo sviluppo di applicazione geolocalizzazione

Lo sviluppo di applicazione geolocalizzazione

Date: October 16, 2013

Le mappe sono uno dei punti di forza di Microsoft Windows Phone e dei Nokia Lumia, grazie alla cartografia HERE Maps. Nel corso del webinar impareremo a sfruttare tali mappe all’interno di un’applicazione e ad usarle in combinazione con i servizi di geolocalizzazione offerti dal dispositivo. / Maps are one of the strengths of the Microsoft Windows Phone platform and Nokia Lumia phones, thanks to HERE Maps (formerly Nokia Maps). In this webinar, you’ll learn how to exploit such maps within an application and how to use them in combination with geo-location services offered by the phones.

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Interagire con la Rete

Interagire con la Rete

Date: October 15, 2013

Una delle caratteristiche principali degli smartphone è la presenza di connettività: lo scopo di questo webinar è mostrare i meccanismi messi a disposizione dall’SDK per effettuare le operazioni di rete più comuni, come il download e l’upload di file o l’interazione con servizi REST Interagire con la rete: download e upload, utilizzo di servizi. / Many of the key benefits of smartphones come through connectivity. This webinar will explain the mechanisms provided by the SDK to perform the most common network tasks, such as downloading and uploading of files or interaction with RESTful services.

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Il ciclo di vita fast application switching e fast resume

Il ciclo di vita fast application switching e fast resume

Date: October 1, 2013

Le applicazioni mobile nascono in un contesto differente da quello del software tradizionale e devono, perciò, tenere conto di una serie di fattori molto importanti come il consumo di batteria, le performance, ecc. In questo webinar sarà approfondito il ciclo di vita delle applicazioni Microsoft Windows Phone e come sfruttare due delle caratteristiche peculiari della piattaforma, il Fast Application Switching e il Fast Resume, che consentono di offrire all’utente la migliore esperienza d’uso possibile. / Because mobile applications operate in a different context from that of traditional software, they must take into account important factors such as battery consumption and performance. This webinar will detail the life cycle of Microsoft Windows Phone applications and how to leverage two features of the platform — Fast Application Switching and Fast Resume — enabling your apps to offer users the best experience possible

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Working with camera and imaging on Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Working with camera and imaging on Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Date: September 26, 2013

Your camera and imaging apps can do more than before with Nokia Asha software platform 1.0, because of new APIs and increased available memory. Imaging apps for the Nokia Asha 501 phone can take full advantage of its 3.2-megapixel camera, in part because of the phone’s support for memory cards of up to 32 GB, a Java™ heap of 3 MB, and a maximum JAR size of 5 MB. In this webinar, Java expert Michael Samarin of Futurice introduces new Nokia Asha software platform 1.0 APIs for image scaling and image processing. He reviews related Java APIs that were made available on the Series 40 platform. In coding demonstrations, he provides detailed guidelines for capturing and processing images.

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Localising apps for Nokia Asha and Lumia phones

Localising apps for Nokia Asha and Lumia phones

Date: September 25, 2013

This webinar explores how to approach localisation systematically, from both business and technical perspectives. Nokia’s Jure Sustersic and Get Localization’s , Jari Herrgård demonstrate how to efficiently localise your apps. They focus on apps for the new Nokia Asha phones, but also touch on how to use the same services and resources to localise your apps for Nokia Lumia phones. The Get Localization service, the Get Localization Sync plug-in for Nokia Asha SDK 1.0, and how to localise your apps by using your people, your community, and paid translators are covered.

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Nokia Asha UI Clinic September 2013

Nokia Asha UI Clinic September 2013

Date: September 19, 2013

Do you want to increase the user ratings and reputation of one of your Series 40 apps and, in turn, increase your downloads or sales? This webinar will present helpful design tips based on real Series 40 applications. UX expert Jan Krebber of OCT03 will identify issues with the design of user interfaces and other real-world aspects of the user experience. Then he’ll propose specific ways to resolve them. To submit the UI of a Series 40 app for evaluation and use in future UI clinics, please send the app to webinar.experts@nokia.com. If your submission is selected, the evaluation will be free of charge, and Jan will discuss the results with you privately before we examine them in the webinar. (Professional reviews such as this typically cost around 1,000 euros.) This is a great opportunity to get ideas for improving your application. We have limited resources available for these free reviews, so we’ll accept requests on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Design e user experience come progettare un applicazione

Design e user experience come progettare un applicazione

Date: September 17, 2013

Uno degli aspetti più importanti nello sviluppo di un’applicazione Microsoft Windows Phone è la definizione della User Experience. Nel corso del webinar impareremo a progettare un’applicazione seguendo i principi del Windows Phone design language, introdotto da Microsoft in tutti i suoi prodotti più recenti. / In this Nokia Developer Champion webinar, you’ll learn how to design an application by following the principles of the Windows Phone design language.

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Publishing to Nokia Store: Tips and tricks

Publishing to Nokia Store: Tips and tricks

Date: September 5, 2013

Find out how to distribute your apps and content through Nokia Store, with the help of Nokia Publish. This webinar will give you inside information on how to maximise your distribution potential, as well as helpful tips on a number of key topics.

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Build great UIs with LWUIT for Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Build great UIs with LWUIT for Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Date: September 4, 2013

This webinar introduces the Lightweight User Interface Toolkit (LWUIT) as optimised for Nokia Asha software platform 1.0. LWUIT makes it very easy to create compelling UIs for new Nokia Asha phones on the Nokia Asha software platform, using a programming paradigm similar to Java™ Swing. Java expert Michael Samarin of Futurice familiarises you with the eight new components added to LWUIT: ContextMenu, DatePicker, GroupHeader, HeaderBar, InfiniteProgressIndicator, NotificationBar, PopupChoiceGroup, and RefreshLoadBar. Michael describes each component and provides a coding demonstration of its features.

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Le basi per lo sviluppo su Windows Phone tool, SDK, il primo progetto

Le basi per lo sviluppo su Windows Phone tool, SDK, il primo progetto

Date: September 3, 2013

Nel corso di questo webinar apprenderemo le basi necessarie per sviluppare un’applicazione Microsoft Windows Phone: quali tool di sviluppo utilizzare, cosa ci mette a disposizione l’SDK, come è strutturato un progetto.

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Introduction to the new Nokia Asha UI

Introduction to the new Nokia Asha UI

Date: August 29, 2013

This webinar gets you started with the new Nokia Asha UI, whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to Nokia app development. UX expert Jan Krebber of OCT03 demonstrates the cornerstone concepts of the new Nokia Asha UI and shows you how to apply them to your app designs. He also contrasts the most important aspects of the new Nokia Asha UI design with concepts of the earlier Series 40 Developer Platform and gives you the latest information on new UI tools to help you optimise your designs.

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Introduction to Nokia Asha SDK 1.0

Introduction to Nokia Asha SDK 1.0

Date: August 22, 2013

This webinar will get you started with the new Nokia Asha SDK 1.0. Attila Csipa, Nokia technology wizard, focuses on new features and improvements over Nokia SDK 2.0 for Java™ (Series 40 full touch) in this hands-on demo. He describes what it takes to install Nokia Asha SDK 1.0 and introduce the new SDK manager, which provides a convenient way to update your Asha SDK installation. He’ll create a new project and show examples that demonstrate new APIs, including the Nokia Notifications API, that are bundled with Nokia Asha SDK 1.0. He’ll also show you how to test an app in the emulator and deploy it to a Nokia Asha phone.

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Introduction to Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Introduction to Nokia Asha software platform 1.0

Date: August 21, 2013

This webinar introduces Nokia Asha software platform 1.0 and what’s new for developers targeting the Nokia Asha 501 phone. It covers the updates to the development tools and the new APIs for Nokia Notifications, Image Scaling, Image Processing, Gestures, and File Dialog. After providing an overview to what’s new, Java™ expert Michael Samarin of Futurice provides coding demonstrations to show how to use the new features to build great apps.

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