Python for Series 60 version 1.2 was released over the weekend, and is now available at:
Python for Series 60 is a port of Python 2.2.2 for mobile phones based on the Series 60 platform. This includes just about every Nokia "smartphone", like the N-Gage, 3650, 6600, 6620, 6630, 6680, 7610, N70, and N90.
The device installation package includes the Python interpreter, select Python Standard Libraries, a script shell for launching Python scripts, a variety of native extensions, and a Python Console for interactive development. Python for Series 60 can also be added to Series 60 SDK's for Windows-based development, testing, and creating application installers.
Version 1.2 is Nokia’s second major release of the Python for Series 60 environment. The new version includes support for the following new features:
- 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 - Telephone dialing - ZIP module
Version 1.2 continues to include features from the 1.0 release, such as:
- Networking support for GPRS and Bluetooth - On-device and remote Python console - Support for native GUI widgets - SMS sending - Application build tool for packaging stand-alone application installers - Compatible with all Series 60 1st and 2nd Edition devices
Documentation and example applications are also included in all download packages.
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