Symbian Archive

Dependencies & IDE

Carbide C++

While the sdks started by using primarily Visual Studio 6 as their main IDE with an eventual support for CodeWarrior. Nokia changed this by creating their own IDE based on eclipse called Carbide c++.

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Carbide C++ 2.7 link
Carbide C++ 3.2 link

Nokia WebTools

The Nokia WebTools include the Web Developer Environment, the Web Developer Channel, the Web App Simulator and Designer.

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Nokia WebTools 1.2.0 link

Sun One Studio

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Sun One Studio Update 1 Mobile Edition 2002 link


For old SDKS (Symbian 1ed/2ed), the unofficial project “Symbian GCC Improvement Project” provide a more up to date compiler. For more recent SDKS, there is another unofficial project “GCCE for Symbian” which let you use bleeding-edge GNU toolchain for Symbian.

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GCCE 4.6.3 Linux / MingW32
RVDS 4.0 Professional Service Pack 3 Windows
RVDS 4.1 Suite Service Pack 2 Windows
ARM Compiler Toolchain v4.1 for RVDS 4.1 Windows


While most “recent” SDKS come with their own dependencies bundled, the oldest ones don’t.

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ActivePerl link
Java JRE 1.3.1_01 link