Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 09:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It's official. Dismissed as a silly rumour by many, Nokia and Micorsoft have just announced a very comprehensive partnership in which Windows Phone 7 will become Nokia's prime smartphone platform. It goes a lot deeper than that, though. Update: Qt will not be available for Windows Phone 7. Qt will remain the development platform for MeeGo and Symbian. Update II: During its Capital Market Day event, Elop confirmed Nokia will not make a comprehensive MeeGo product line. It will be a platform to learn from, but it won't become a competitive platform. Update III: Android was not an option because it would be difficult to differentiate there. Update IV: There will be 'substantial reductions in employment' in Finland and around the world. Also, before I forget, thanks Engadget for the live-blogging where I get this stuff from!
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I really really liked QML
by puelocesar on Fri 11th Feb 2011 16:58 UTC
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This is just sad. Nokia is dead now.

It's a shame because I really liked programming in QML.. Never had such joy on coding since when I learned Ruby on Rails back on my web dev days..

Now I'm stuck with fuckin Java on Android ;)

(by the way, Windows Phone isn't much better, I worked on a XNA project too and hated it)

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