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Nokia Web Runtime and Flash Lite



An overview of Nokia's Web Runtime and how you can extend features using Flash Lite.

An overview of Nokia's Web Runtime and how you can extend features using Flash Lite.



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  • Flash Lite and Nokia Web Runtime Rob Toole
  • Goal
      • Learned some of the differences between Web Runtime and Flash Lite, where they converge, and how they can compliment each other.
    At the end of this session, you will …
  • Agenda
    • About Me
    • Why Widgets?
    • Web Runtime Overview
    • Flash Lite Overview
    • Demo - WebRuntime RSS Reader
    • Value Proposition for Developers/Business
    • Things to Consider
    • Where to go from here
  • Why Widgets?
    • Bubble most relevant content for the end-user to the surface
    • One click Access - no scrolling, typing
    • Well suited for smaller screen sizes
    • De-Portalizes Information from the Browser, no longer browser dependent
  • Web Runtime Overview
    • Support across S60 3rd Edition feature pack 2 Devices
    • XHTML, CSS, Javascript/Packages (AJAX)
    • Leverages the S60 Browser engine (Webkit)
    • “ In-Browser” support of Flash Lite
    • 4-way Navigation, Softkeys support
    • Persistent Data
    • Easy packaging to .wgz for distributions and installation
  • Flash Lite Overview
    • Installed in millions of Nokia devices across the globe
    • Actionscript 2 (Flash Lite 2.x, 3)
    • Provides rich and engaging experiences (Animations, Video, Data Visualization)
    • Allows access to specific handset information (Battery, Signal, Time…)
    • Can be distributed as a standalone .swf file or packaged standalone to .sis via 3rd party tools
  • Flash Lite
    • Flash Lite
    • Device Central >500 devices
    • Flash Lite Capable Device
    Tools and Testing
  • Web Runtime
    • S60 Emulator
    • Nokia Web Runtime Tool
    • Traditional Webkit Browser *
    • WRT Supported Handset
    Tools and Testing
  • widget.plist (manifest file) <?xml version=&quot;1.0&quot; encoding=&quot;UTF-8&quot;?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC &quot;-//Nokia//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN&quot; &quot;http://www.nokia.com/NOKIA_COM_1/DTDs/plist-1.0.dtd&quot;> <plist version=&quot;1.0&quot;> <dict> <key>DisplayName</key> <string>WRT RSS Reader</string> <key>Identifier</key> <string>com.forum.widgets.WRT_RSS_Reader</string> <key>Version</key> <string>1.0</string> <key>MainHTML</key> <string>main.html</string> <key>AllowNetworkAccess</key> <true/> </dict> </plist>
  • DEMO
  • Value Proposition for Developer
    • Repurpose work completed on previous widget
      • Konfabulator
      • Apple Dashboard
      • Vista Gadgets
    • One-click managed Data Visualization
    • Leverage S60 Browser, little risk of fragmentation
    • Easy distribution and installation on devices
  • Things to Consider
    • Distribution Channel
    • Versioning and updating
    • Sensitivity of Data
    • Off-line support
    • Portrait View
  • Pushing the envelope Flash Lite and Javascript objects passing data back and forth, cross-scripting Exposing more Device specific data (GPS, Accelerometer) S60 Platform Services
  • Give it a try
    • Resources
      • Forum Nokia developer information: http://www.forum.nokia.com
      • Forum Nokia Widgets: http://forum. nokia .com/widgets
      • Forum Nokia - How to package Flash content in a Widget: http://wiki.forum.nokia.com/index.php/How_to_package_Flash_content_in_a_Widget
      • Adobe eSeminar: Adobe Flash Lite 3 and Nokia WRT with Dale Rankine: http://pacific.adobe.acrobat.com/p94445994/
      • Forum Nokia: Flash Lite Components: http://www.forum.nokia.com/info/sw.nokia.com/id/d2336af2-0953-40a6-8dae-b80d368dead1/Adobe_Flash_Lite_2_x_Components_for_Mobile_Development.html
      • My page: http://www. robtoole . com/blog
  • Flash Lite and Nokia Web Runtime Q&A