What are pros and cons of the different devel environments: qtopia, android, openmoko

Brandon Kruse admteamkruz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 04:51:29 CET 2008

For one, if I understand correctly, android is all java.......no thanks.

With the whole openmoko "build your app package fast" tutorial (dev  
kit), certainly makes it more appealing.

Brandon Kruse (bkruse)

On Jan 16, 2008, at 7:00 PM, Michael Shiloh <michael at openmoko.org>  

> Lorn reminds me that there is another option in the "open source  
> Linux frameworks for mobile devices" space. (I think SVHMPC wanted  
> to include Trolltech as well. Not sure what happened.) (And of  
> course there are other options besides these three.)
> So the questions remain: What features make you choose one over the  
> other?
> And in particular, regarding Lorn's point below, how do you feel  
> about the different APIs?
> By the way, this is not meant to start an "us vs. them" battle. I'm  
> not out to prove that one is better than the other.
> Android, Qtopia, and OpenMoko are all different, and each is aimed  
> at a different type of developer. I'm interested in understanding  
> what those differences are, and how they influence a developer's  
> choice.
> Michael
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: New to OpenMoko
> Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:45:27 +1000
> From: Lorn Potter <lpotter at trolltech.com>
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> andy selby wrote:
>> * ..Err help me out here Lorn
> ummmm, better programming API? ;)
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