Nokia Symbian Developers Guide to Learn Windows Phone Development
Good ticker news for Nokia Symbian developers,Most of those Symbian developers might have already caught with that news on “Windows Phone 7 Guide for Symbian Qt Application Developers“. Both Microsoft and Nokia announced a comprehensive package for Nokia Symbian developers to leverage their development skills while learning to build applications for Windows Phone.And these news adds up more to the Interoperability between various Platforms.The highlight on this Guide is Qt to Windows Phone API mapping tool ,that serves as a translation factor between the Windows Phone platform and other mobile operating systems.
Although the aim is to help Symbian developers bring their applications to the Windows Phone platform [after Microsoft & Nokia agreement signed in early 2011 that will bring Microsoft’s OS to Nokia’s devices], it doesn’t discourage Symbian platform at all.Cosidering the fact that Nokia is still a dominating player in the mobile market share and its partnership with Microsoft will further strengthen it to create a new global mobile ecosystem.
If you have been developing Qt [a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software with a graphical user interface (GUI)] applications for Symbian^3, Symbian Anna, or Symbian Belle and are interested in building your applications for Windows Phone, this guide is for you.