Recent Events

Lumia App Labs: SensorCore SDK beta

Lumia App Labs: SensorCore SDK beta

Date: July 8, 2014

Join this webinar to learn about the new Lumia SensorCore SDK beta – announced at the Microsoft Build conference in April and now publicly available for all developers. This new SDK takes advantage of a low-powered hardware core in some of our latest devices, like the Lumia 930 and 630, enabling power- and memory-efficient tracking of motion and location data. In combination with what’s already included in Windows Phone 8.1, this SDK allows you to create outstanding quantified-self and self-logging apps, for example. In this webinar we’ll show how to get started with the SDK and work with the APIs.

Nokia Asha idea to app: Imaging

Nokia Asha idea to app: Imaging

Date: May 20, 2014

Bring your ideas to life with the APIs and additional memory available for development on the Nokia Asha platform. Join this webinar to learn how much you can do in the area of imaging, with the Image Scaling API and the Image Processing API. You’ll also get detailed guidelines on how to work with the camera interface and how to create special effects and filters.

 

Healthcare apps for Nokia X and Asha

Healthcare apps for Nokia X and Asha

Date: May 13, 2014

Healthcare apps for Nokia X and Nokia Asha phones present a great opportunity to help improve the lives of millions of users around the world. In this webinar, we’ll discuss the fundamentals of mobile healthcare apps and give you an overview of the opportunities and challenges involved in developing such apps for Nokia phones. We’ll open the webinar with an introduction to the fundamentals of mobile healthcare, an overview of opportunities and challenges of developing apps for wellness and mobile health, and the role of mobile platforms in enabling health and healthcare apps. Then we will dig into specific techniques available when developing such apps for Nokia X and Nokia Asha platforms. We’ll demonstrate different approaches available to developers targeting the two platforms by examining a Blood Pressure Diary app, which is implemented for Nokia X and Nokia Asha. As part of that discussion we’ll show how to retrieve heart-rate data from medical devices using Bluetooth technology.

 

Push notifications on Nokia X

Push notifications on Nokia X

Date: May 6, 2014

The Nokia Notifications API enables you to implement Push notifications in your Nokia X apps. Nokia Notifications consists of a client API and a server API. If you’re already using Google Cloud Messaging in an Android app, you can port or even add Nokia Notifications to the same code base and APK. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use Nokia Notifications in your Nokia X apps and walk you through example code provided in the Nokia X SDK.

DIY Asha app usability studies

DIY Asha app usability studies

Date: April 29, 2014

You want your Nokia Asha apps to deliver superior user experiences and to outperform competing applications. That means this webinar is for you. The session explains how you can improve your applications with simple and easy-to-conduct DIY usability studies, requiring little budget and no previous usability knowledge.

 

Lessons learned from Nokia X UI reviews

Lessons learned from Nokia X UI reviews

Date: April 22, 2014

Nokia Store testing has shown that approximately 75 per cent of Android apps run properly on the Nokia X platform without any modification, but maybe you’d like some help with improving the user experience of your apps as you port them to Nokia X. UX expert Jan Krebber, from OCTO3, has been working with developers porting to Nokia X and has seen patterns of mistakes that are easy to correct. In this webinar, he’ll share his top tips on how to avoid the most common missteps.

This webinar begins at 8 a.m. London; 12:30 p.m. New Delhi; 3 p.m. Singapore.

 

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.