Monthly Archives: February 2010

so how did we do on the day?

thanks to all the sponsors for making the event possible. A big thank you also to the presenters, panelists, workshop room hosts and competition judges. Now, let us know in the comments what was good and what we could do better.

See you tomorrow at Arcarda

So with under 24 hours to go we are all ready for you. Check the Venue page for how to get to Arcada (its a big building, and we will have posters/signs to help you find the entrance) Oh and one small change, Göran Ericsson had a last minute emergency so his college Vladimir Katardiev […]

Couple of hints for on the day

Use the tag #mdchel for twitter or send messages to @mobiledevcampfi and we will pick them up. For on the day, we have teamed up with the folks from FreeJamTV to get live streaming of the main stage on the day. Check FreeJam.TV/live for the feed Oh, and of course the Nokia folks are hanging […]

you 48hours, starting…

NOW! So, the rules of the competition are; You have 48 hours to build an application for one of the four platforms; Nokia – Qt, Symbian & Maemo Microsoft Android iPhone The folks over at Nokia have “narrowed” their category down a little, in that the application must; use the Qt Module QNetwork, must have […]

Some interesting links post MWC

Now that Mobile World Congress is over, a couple of links around some interesting points over the last few days. But first, 20 key trends from Mobile World Congress 2010 oh, and some interesting Finnish companies were there as well Tomi Ahonen gave a short post (for once) on the top 25 mobile companies by […]

Getting Started with Android

And the final post in the series (for completeness) covers Android. The main site is at You can pull the SDK from here (please do this before coming to lighten the load on the network at the event!) A good place to ask questions is on StackOverflow, but it is probably wise to at […]

The main stage agenda – finally in BETA!

We have gone all retro and stuff and are applying the BETA label to our agenda, as there is still possibilities of changes even though we are only 7 days away from THE mobile event of the year (at least for Developers ) Agenda 10.30-11.15 Registration and Breakfast 11.15-11.30 Welcome 11.30-12.15 Nokia feat. Qt – […]

Competition update

So, as the date draws nearer, we thought we should give you a heads up on a couple of things. First, the exact details will be announced next Thursday (25th February). Second, we have manged to get top of the line phones for all but one of the competition categories, so go back and start […]

Getting started with Qt on Maemo

So yesterday, we got the links to get started with cross platform development using Qt, but there here are some Maemo specific resources as a follow-up. Start with Qt-development on Maemo5 by downloading the Qt SDK from here and then MADDE for your system (available for Windows, Linux & Mac OS X). You can create, […]

Getting Started with Qt – Don’t fear the native code!

The easy-to-use Qt Application and UI framework not only simplifies C++ development but quickly deploys apps to multiple mobile platforms without rewriting source code. A one page overview of Qt can be found on Forum Nokia Getting started guide is here The latest Qt 4.6 brings full Symbian and Maemo support. In addition, there are […]