Nokia released on Tuesday new version of source code for Python for S60 phones to the global community of open source software developers.
Python is an open source programming language that is freely available to developers. Python for S60 is designed to enable programmers, ISVs and businesses to execute Python commands and run Python scripts and applications on S60-based mobile devices.
Last year, Nokia began offering Python for S60 for free on its Web site. The move allowed developers to write applications using Python for the widely used S60 Nokia phones.
Developers could also install their new applications on a S60 handset to test them. Python for S60 is designed to enable programmers, ISVs and businesses to execute Python commands and run Python scripts and applications on S60-based mobile devices.
The source code will be made available through SourceForge.net, which provides free hosting to open source software development projects and claims to be the world's largest open source software development website.The new features of the current version include:
The new features of the current version are:
2D Graphics, Images, and Full-screen applications
Camera and Screenshot API
Contacts and Calendar API
Sound recording and playback
Access to System info, such as IMEI number, disk space, free memory, etc.
Rich text display (fonts, colors, styles)
Support for Scalable UI
Expanded key events