Install SDK + PhoneGap for symbian

Posted: March 13, 2012 in Android Posts

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  • 1. Requirements

    There are also QT for Symbian and Symbian with Sony Ericsson guides.

  • 2. Install SDK + PhoneGap

    Download and install cygwin (Windows only). Make sure you select “make” as it is not included by default

     

    Download the latest copy of PhoneGap and extract its contents

  • 3. Setup New Project

    • In cygwin, navigate to where you extracted PhoneGap and go into the Symbian directory
  • 4. Hello World

    Open up index.html located in phonegap/symbian/framework/www with your favourite editor. In the body tag, remove the line "Build your phonegap app here! Dude!" and add the line <h1>Hello World</h1>
    In cygwin/terminal, type make. This will produce phonegap-symbian.wrt/app.wgz.

  • 5A. Deploy to Simulator

  • 5B. Deploy to Device

    • Load the phonegap-symbian.wrt/app.wgz file into the device using bluetooth or email.
  • Done!

    You can also checkout more detailed version of this guide here.

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  3. Nestoe says:

    Where the hell is this folder??
    phonegap/symbian/framework/www

  4. Quentin A says:

    Thanks for the post. I follow this and I can run the example. However I want to use phonegap with JQuerry mobile. I have a project which work fine on android (API 7) with jqueryMobile 1.1.1, Jquery 1.7.1 and phonegap, but when I use the code on Symbian S60 5th Edition , the program launch without JQuerry, so with no style.
    Is theses version of JQuerry compatible ? If yes, how can I make it work ?

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