Become an Series 40 application developer - Part 1
This article explains how to ... Develop an Native Application for S40 devices Skills Level: Beginner.
Java is the Native application development platform for S40 devices. However, Flash Lite and S40 Web environment are also supported by these devices.
Developing applications to these devices are Interesting. S40 phones are like budget phones cost less and more efficient considered to any other manufacturer's low-end devices. Most of the users of phones are students, teachers, farmers, senior citizen and taxi drivers and all. The total number of users are not few 100's of neither millions. More than 3 billion people are using S40 devices. So, your are going to develop applications for billions of people.
When it comes to development, Series 40 devices have different screen resolutions, different memory size, different CPU clock rates and different hardware type. There are Classic phones, Touch and Type phones, Qwerty Phones and Full Touch phones.