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/*!
    \contentspage index.html
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    \previouspage creator-deploying-android.html
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    \page creator-connecting-mobile.html
    \nextpage creator-developing-meego.html

    \title Connecting Mobile Targets

    You can connect mobile devices to the development PC to build, run, debug,
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    and analyze applications on them from \QC. When you install
    \l{glossary-buildandrun-kit}{kits} for building and running on mobile targets
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    as part of the \QSDK, the build and run settings for the target devices are
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    set up automatically in \QC. However, \QSDK does not contain a tool chain
    for building applications for embedded Linux devices.
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    You can connect the device to the development PC using a USB connection.
    Additionally, you can connect Linux-based devices by using a WLAN
    connection.

    \list

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        \o  \l{Connecting Embedded Linux Devices}
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            If you have a tool chain for building applications for embedded
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            Linux devices (with no MADDE support) installed on the development
            PC, you can add it to \QC. Create device configurations and select
            them in the \QC run settings.

       \o  \l{Connecting MeeGo Harmattan Devices}

            MeeGo Harmattan is a Linux-based software platform developed by
            Nokia and preinstalled on Nokia N950 and Nokia N9. It enables
            developers to create applications using the Qt framework.
            Use the SDK Connectivity tool that is preinstalled on the device to
            create the device-side end point for USB and WLAN connections.

        \o  \l{Connecting Maemo Devices}

            Maemo 5 (Fremantle) is a Linux-based software platform developed by
            Nokia and delivered on the Nokia N900. Use a connectivity tool (Mad
            Developer) to create the device-side end point for USB and WLAN
            connections.

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        \o  \l{Connecting QNX Devices}

            You can connect QNX devices to the development PC to deploy, run and
            debug applications on them from within \QC. This is currently only
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            supported for BlackBerry Playbook and QNX Neutrino devices, and
            requires the BlackBerry NDK or the QNX SDK to be installed on the
            development PC.
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        \o  \l{Connecting Android Devices}

            Qt applications for Android are compiled as \c {shared objects} that
            are loaded by a Java launcher generated by the Qt for Android SDK.
            This is totally transparent to users. As Qt is composed of libraries
            referencing each other, Qt applications are only supported on
            Android version 1.6, or later. You must install the Qt for Android
            SDK to develop for Android devices.

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    \endlist

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