Code Painters The Art of Coding


Symbian accelerometer APIs – part I

Using the accelerometer sensor in the Symbian applications is not particularly difficult, however things are getting much more tricky if the older S60 editions have to be supported. The good point to start is this page, but it doesn't really cover all the necessary details.

Different phones, different APIs

The first annoyance is the use of two different APIs for older and newer S60 editions. Older Nokia phones use Sensor Plug-in API, while the Sensor Framework API is used starting from S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2. Continue reading…