Nokia extended its support for Java development by announcing support of the Eclipse platform for developers building applications to run on its phones and devices.
The Helsinki, Finland-based mobile communications giant announced support for the open-source development platform Tuesday at the JavaOne Conference here. And Pertti Korhonen, chief technology officer at Nokia Corp., delivered a keynote presentation at the conference highlighting the company’s commitment to Java.
Meanwhile, D’Arcy Salzmann, senior manager of product management and tools partners at Nokia, said at a news event Wednesday that support for the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) is included in new versions of the Nokia Developers Suite for J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition), version 2.2, and the Nokia Mobile Server Services SDK (software developer kit).
News source: eWeek