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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Running a Symbian Application on Installation

You can get an application to auto launch once installed by modifying your .pkg file as follows. Find the .exe within your project you want to run, in this case it's "HelloWorldBasic.exe" and add the ",FR,RI" options to the end of the line: ....S60_3rd_FP1epoc32releasegcceurelHelloWorldBasic.exe" - "!:sysbinHelloWorldBasic.exe", FR, RI FR Means "File Run" RI Means "Run…
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Is it really all that bad ?

OK, I've been bashing the Symbian Signed program, but don't get me wrong I understand and appreciate why it's been put in place. It has very admirable aims. From what I understand Symbian Signed main purpose is to prevent malware and viruses on phones as unlike a PC were a virus might be disruptive and…
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A Route To Market

I should point out that I wrote my last posting in November during the run up to Christmas. Since then I've successfully installed my application on my own phone, and I've been able to test that it works OK. I've been sitting on my complaint about Symbian Signing since November hoping that things might have…
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Death Of The Bedroom Coder

How Do I get my Symbian OS Application Signed? The Symbian ecosystem has to date provided me with my career. I have spent most of my working life coding with Symbian, either writing 3rd party applications or working on the OS it's self. For my sins I actually enjoy it, which what makes this development even…
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