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Nokia Opens Mobile Platform Code On SourceForge

Nokia on Tuesday said it would release the source code for its Python for S60 Platform to the open-source community on SourceForge.net, in an effort to spur application development for the Symbian OS-based mobile software.

Nokia on Tuesday said it would release the source code for its Python for S60 Platform to the open-source community on SourceForge.net.

The goal is to further mobile software adoption and drive developers toward open-source mobile applications development on the S60 Platform.

The Python for S60 Platform source code is being made available to software developers through SourceForge.net, which provides free hosting to open-source software development projects. The site is a central resource for managing projects, communications, and codes. It is home to more than 100,000 projects and has more than one million registered users. Nokia stepped into the Python open-source community last year when it made available the Python for S60 software package from its Forum Nokia Web site.

The mobile phone maker said the Python for S60 software package installs to a S60 platform-based device, enabling developers to create applications with the simple and consistent object-oriented programming language.

The S60 platform is built on the Symbian OS. It allows for developers to create various hardware designs and software configurations. The Python for S60 runtime is easily extended with C++ modules, enabling developers to expose additional native device functionality to Python applications.

Developers may execute Python commands using an interactive console in a S60-based device, via the keypad, or by remote connection to a PC over Bluetooth.

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