For the next three months, you could be among the lucky participants in Nokia Developer webinars who receive a free Nokia Asha 311 phone or accessory.
To be eligible, all you need to do is register for a Nokia Developer webinar held during October, November or December of this year; attend the webinar, either live or on-demand; and fill out a follow-up survey form that will be emailed to you. If selected, you could win a Nokia Asha 311 phone, Nokia Portable USB Charger, Purity HD Headset, Nokia Play 360 Wireless Speaker, or Essence Headset.
Whether you walk away with a prize or not, developing apps and content for Nokia Series 40 phones is a winning proposition. By distributing your content on Nokia Store, you reach more than 120 million consumers in over 190 countries. These consumers are currently downloading apps and content at a rate of 15 million downloads a day, and 42 per cent of the most recent billion downloads from Nokia Store were for Series 40 phones.
Speaking of Nokia Store and Series 40 phones, you can learn the ins and outs with a series of free Nokia Developer webinars coming soon:
Would you like to know how to make money with free apps? Then don’t miss How to Make Money with Free Apps. There will be two sessions. Session 1 speakers will include Alexey Sazonov of HeroCraft, who will describe how his company – which has achieved more than 50 million downloads – monetises its free games with in-app purchasing and in-app advertising.
Session 2 of this webinar will include a representative from Twist Mobile, which has achieved more than 16 million downloads in just eight months, describing how the company uses in-app advertising to monetise its free apps.
- Session 1: 2 October; 8 a.m. San Francisco; 10 a.m. Mexico City; 4 p.m. London
- Session 2: 3 October; 8 a.m. London; 12:30 p.m. New Delhi; 3 p.m. Singapore
If you are still thinking of joining the Series 40 community, another webinar is just for you: UI Design for Porting from Android to Series 40 full touch. This webinar will present techniques for adapting and optimising your Android application for Series 40 full touch. Also featured will be exercises and a follow-up treatment in a Nokia Developer Wiki article. Two sessions have been arranged for you convenience:
- Session 1: 4 October; 8 a.m. San Francisco; 10 a.m. Mexico City; 4 p.m. London.
- Session 2, 10 October; 8 a.m. London; 12:30 p.m. New Delhi; 3 p.m. Singapore.
Learn to work with the Lightweight User Interface Tool in another webinar, LWUIT for Series 40 Java Development. Held on 8 October at 8 a.m. London; 12:30 p.m. New Delhi; and 3 p.m. Singapore, this webinar will include a discussion of a programming paradigm similar to Swing. (If you don’t know what Swing means, don’t worry; we’ll cover that in the presentation.)
Nokia Web Tools 2.0 is the subject of another free webinar this month. Developing Series 40 Web Apps with Nokia Web Tools 2.0 will be held on 11 October at 8 a.m. San Francisco; 10 a.m. Mexico City; and 4 p.m. London. Michael Samarin from Futurice will show you how to develop for the new Nokia Asha phones with a full-touch UI. He will also provide an overview of new templates and code samples.
Looking for more? Check out the full descriptions of all topics on our webinars page.