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Tizen Cookbook

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  • Set up the Tizen SDK on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X
  • Create Tizen web applications using the Tizen UI Framework
  • Use social media APIs to develop Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn applications for Tizen
  • Explore the Tizen ecosystem and learn how to deliver your applications to the market
  • Discover how to send and receive text messages and e-mails as well as how to transfer data over Bluetooth and NFC
  • Delve into the Tizen web APIs to manage the address book, calendar, and alarms
  • Retrieve data from device sensors such as the GPS, the accelerometer, and the gyroscope sensor

Tizen is an open source Linux-based software platform for a variety of devices, from smartphones and watches to in-vehicle infotainment. Application development is based on open standards and HTML5 is the primary development technology.

Starting with a detailed description of using the Tizen SDK, you will delve into Tizen development on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS with this book. You will learn to use the Tizen IDE and move on to using the web simulator and device emulator.

The recipes in this book are invaluable in exploring and optimizing Tizen to develop exciting mobile and web applications.

  • Discover new opportunities to develop and publish Tizen applications for cutting edge devices
  • Create new or port existing Qt, PhoneGap, and Android applications to Tizen
  • This book covers step-by-step recipes exploring Tizen's application development environment
Page Count 350
Course Length 10 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781783981908
Date Of Publication 9 Oct 2014


Leon Anavi

Leon Anavi is a professional software engineer and an open source enthusiast focused on mobile applications and platforms. He is a regular contributor to Qt for Tizen, Tizen projects, and various other open source projects. He is the founder of the open source project Tizen-sunxi, which ports Tizen to devices with Allwinner SoCs. He has won several awards and earned honorable mentions from competitions organized by Samsung, Intel, Nokia, BlackBerry, and maemo.org.

He earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Systems and Technologies from Technical University of Sofia in 2008; a Master's degree in Information Technologies from Technical University of Sofia in 2010; and a Master of Business Administration degree from New Bulgarian University, Sofia, in 2011.

He was a speaker at the following conferences:

  • Mobile Monday Sofia in January 2011
  • Openmobility Conference 2013, Bratislava, in April 2013
  • PlovDev 2013, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in October 2013
  • OpenFest 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria, in November 2013
  • FOSDEM 2014, Brussels, Belgium, in February 2014
  • Tizen Developer Conference 2014, San Francisco, U.S., in June 2014

He was also a co-founder of and speaker at TuxCon 2014, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.