Open source app porting for BlackBerry, iPhone, WinMo etc.


Rhomobile has launched a platform that many developers may find useful: an open source porting solution. The open source product is called Rhodes and it allows developers to write once and have their native app run on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian.

The open source smartphone framework allows developers to write once using HTML to simultaneously create native applications for all smartphones including iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian and Android. Rhodes creates full featured native apps (not web apps) with advanced capabilities and access to functions including GPS, camera and PIM.

The Rhodes framework is now available at