Open Source Symbian Platform Development Kit Available Now

by Developer.com Staff

The first fully functional open source product development kit for Symbian is now available.

The first fully functional and completely open source development kit based on Symbian^3 is now available.

"This is the first time functionally complete has been achieved for a fully open-sourced Symbian release and represents the transition of this latest version of the platform from largely feature submission and stabilization into the 'hardening phase,'" Symbian Release Council Chair Mark Skrebels said.

Symbian version 3 offers an improved user experience, multiple personalized homescreens, advanced multimedia support including HDMI, Next Generation graphics, better data networking and the list goes on.

A complete list of S^3 features can be found here. You can download the development kit here.

This article was originally published on Thursday Jul 8th 2010
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