Nokia issues Series 40 6th Edition SDK

Nokia released its Series 40 6th Edition software development kit, timed to coincide with the announcement of the new Nokia 6260 slide, the latest device based on the Series 40 platform. The SDK promises breakthroughs in advanced capabilities and enhanced functionality, including support for the Nokia WebKit Open Source Browser, previously available on Series 60 devices--Webkit Browser features include the Pointer user interface, Incremental Page Rendering, Page Overview and Visual History browsing, and Minimap browsing for more efficient navigation of full-size web pages.

The Series 40 SDK also supports the interoperable Adobe Flash Lite 3.0 platform for accelerated rich graphical content development. According to Nokia, new HVGA Portrait 320x480 main screen UI resolution brings Series 40 devices expanded access to streaming video, image rendering, mobile 3D graphics and scalable 2D Vector graphics. Another SDK addition: Java-based location API (JSR-179) for navigation and location-aware applications, complete with Java class libraries, APIs (including the Nokia UI API), relevant documentation and a device emulator for testing Java, Flash Lite and browser content. The Series 40 6th Edition SDK is now available for download here.

For more on the Series 40 6th Edition SDK:
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