Getting Started with the Trolltech Greenphone SDK
It would be great to explore many other Qtopia-specific features in more detail, such as the QCop IPC mechanism for communication across processes, the XML-based theming engine, the secure execution environment (SXE), plus all the phone-specific features, for starters.
Qtopia provides a lot of advantages for the embedded developer designing applications for mobile phones.
Besides the emulation environment, the code compatibility with desktop applications and the natural intuitive application framework, I find that Qtopia does something better than other embedded environments do—it helps put the fun back into programming.
An introductory comparison between CDMA and GSM for the North American market: www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-gsm-and-cdma.htm
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI): www.etsi.org
“Using Qt to Develop for Embedded Linux” by Natalie Watson (LJ, May 2001): www.linuxjournal.com/article/4660
“Choosing a GUI Library for Your Embedded Device” by Martin Hansen (LJ, January 2007): www.linuxjournal.com/article/9403
Short Message Service: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_message_service
Multimedia Messaging Service: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multimedia_Messaging_Service
General Packet Radio Service: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Packet_Radio_Service
Robert E. Hartley is happily married and the father of four wonderful children. He is a dual-national Australian/Canadian living in Ottawa, Canada. Robert started his working life as a programmer writing assembly language on IBM mainframes before getting hooked on UNIX and C in the mid-1980s. He started using Linux as his principal desktop environment ten years ago, and has until recently been busy consulting and training customers around North America and Europe as a Trolltech certified Qt Trainer for its North American training partner, ICS (www.ics.com).
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