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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Coding standards for Symbian C++.


I was searching around for some documents and guidelines to do Symbian C++ code review. I came across these two extremely useful documents for Symbian C++ code review: Essential Symbian OS Coding Standard Symbian code that Panics,Coding Stds,Performance issues and Code Review Guide The second link is more concise and to the point and also […]

Using Symbian Cryptography Libraries : Part I.


Symbian made available the Cryptography API’s available some time ago.The API’s can be used with the Series 60 3rd edition as well as the UIQ 3rd edition SDK. The documentation of the API’s, keeping in tradition with the Symbian documentation style, minimum at best. The following services are provided by the Cryptography API: Symmetric encryption-decryption. […]

Needed badly: Windows clipboard support for S60 emulators.


One thing which had always amused and irritated me greatly was the failure of S60 emulator(last tested on S60 3rd FP1 ) to completely ignore the win32 clipboard altogether. Inputting long text is just a nightmare. At least entering URL’s is facilitated by the File->Open URL… option.But just try to paste(Ctrl-V) the URL in the […]