A simple way to access phone features from web widgets
What’s the latest news about Nokia Platform Services 2.0?
Nokia Platform Services 2.0 is now available as a full release and is ready for commercial use. The new features of the full release include:
- Improvements that further simplify the APIs with enhancements to most interfaces, making access to device features even easier. Significant changes include:
- new APIs for manipulating landmarks.
- improved APIs for using log information.
- new APIs to manipulate contact groups.
- improved APIs for using sensor data.
- Provision of forward compatibility with future implementations of Platform Services, enabling developers to create widgets with the confidence that core functionality will remain valid.
This full release is supported in the firmware of the Nokia N97 mobile computer (firmware release V20.0.019 or later) and Nokia N97 mini (firmware release V10.0.020 or later), with integrated support expected on other devices by firmware updates. (On devices providing Platform Services 1.0 the new asynchronous call features of the Calendar, Messaging, and Landmarks APIs will not function as expected.)
What can I do with Nokia Platform Services 2.0?
Nokia Platform Services 2.0 is designed to be platform independent, offering the possibility for its implementation on other web browser and Web Runtime implementations on Nokia devices, as well as in PC and other mobile browsers.
What’s in Nokia Platform Services 2.0?
How do I get started with Nokia Platform Services 2.0?
Note that in devices providing Platform Services 1.0 and in the emulators the new asynchronous call features of the Calendar, Messaging, and Landmarks APIs will not function as expected. It is therefore recommended that testing be conducted on a Nokia N97 mobile computer or Nokia N97 mini. Other devices will gain full support by firmware updates.
The example WRT widgets provided in the Nokia Platform Services 2.0 package illustrate the use of many of the features of the library. These examples can be used as the foundation for your own widgets.
What help does Nokia offer for Nokia Platform Services 2.0?
Reference documentation of the Platform Services 2.0 API is provided in the Web Developer’s Library.
Should you encounter unexpected behaviour the release notes, included in the package, document known problems. You can use the Nokia Platform Services 2.0 discussion thread to get help, learn what others are doing with the API, post information on bugs, and offer suggestions for improvements. In addition, Nokia Technical Support offers incident based support for Platform Services 2.0.
With which Nokia platforms and devices is Nokia Platform Services 2.0 compatible?
Nokia Platform Services 2.0 is shipped in firmware on the Nokia N97 mobile computer (firmware release V20.0.019 or later) and Nokia N97 mini (firmware release V10.0.020 or later), with full support on other devices expected by firmware updates.