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Programming for the Series 60 Platform and Symbian OS

Programming for the Series 60 Platform and Symbian OS

DIGIA Inc. (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-85635-2

Oct 2003

550 pages

$92.99

Description

The first book covering this platform, written by experts on Series 60.

The Series 60 platform is a smartphone platform designed for Symbian OS. It supports mobile browsing, multimedia messaging (MMS) and content downloading, as well as a host of personal information management and telephony applications.

'Programming for the Series 60 Platform and Symbian OS' integrates all necessary information for application development into one document, including software design, graphics and user interface programming, communications and Java programming on Series 60.

  • Includes extensive code examples.
  • Associated web site includes Series 60 SDK, code examples and more.

 

Foreword by Nokia.

Foreword by Digia.

Authors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction to the Series 60 Platform.

PART 1: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ON THE SERIES 60 PLATFORM.

Overview of the Series 60 Platform.

Design Patterns for Application Development.

Software Development on the Series 60 Platform.

Platform Architecture.

User-centered Design for Series 60 Applications.

Testing Software.

PART 2: GRAPHICS, AUDIO, AND USER INTERFACES.

Application Framework.

Standard Panes and Application Windows.

Lists and List Types.

Other User Interface Components.

View Architecture.

Audio.

Customizing the Series 60 Platform.

PART 3: COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING.

Communications Architecture.

Communications Application Programming Interface.

Messaging.

Connectivity.

PART 4: PROGRAMMING IN JAVA.

Programming in Java for Smartphones.

Midlet User Interface Framework.

Appendix: An example of a User Interface S pecification.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

"…an excellent book for Java and C++ programmers seeking to develop their knowledge of the series 60 platform…" (M2 Best Books, 19 February 2003)