December 23, 2004
Python for Series 60 Released
Pointed out by a colleague today Python for Series 60 has now been released. I've spent all of my money on presents for the family so much as I would like to I can't rush out and buy a suitable phone.
It will be interesting to see what types of applications people write to run on their phones. Whilst it's been possible to write your own code in Java it appears that the barrier to entry is quite high, at least according to Ben Last anyway.
With an interactive Python interpreter I would expect more phone users (rather than Java programmers with smart phones) to come up with small but useful scripts. I suspect that these will help them use their phones in ways that the nice people at Nokia never dreamed of.
Here's hoping I'm one of them in the New Year.
Update: Blimey, it didn't take long for the news to filter out. Here are some extensions for anyone interested in trying out the toolkit.
Posted by Andy Todd at December 23, 2004 08:23 AM