Microsoft Releases API Mapping Tool To Port Symbian Qt Apps To Windows Phone

Its a great news for Nokia developers. Microsoft and Nokia worked together to prepare a guide for developers to port their Nokia Qt apps to Windows Phone platform.

They are releasing a white paper which is about 100 pages organized in 8 chapters.

“Windows Phone Guide for Symbian Qt Application Developers” 

  • Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Phone Platform to Symbian^3 Qt Application Developers
  • Chapter 2: Windows Phone Application Design Guidelines
  • Chapter 3: Windows Phone Developer and Designer Tools
  • Chapter 4: C# programming
  • Chapter 5: Introducing Windows Phone Application Life Cycle
  • Chapter 6: Porting Applications to Windows Phone
  • Chapter 7: Windows Phone Example Applications
  • Chapter 8: Using the API Mapping Tool
In addition to that they have added Qt to the growing list of API Mapping tool for Windows Phones.  iOS and Android have been listed already and Qt is added today. In the first release of the mapping, they’ve focused on the core libraries for Qt 4.7 for Symbian (QtCore, QtGui, QtLocation, QtNetwork, QtSensors, QtSql, QtXml, QtWebKit, QML Elements, QML Components ) and more to follow.
More details at Windows Phone team blog.