Access Point Test

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Download: t_ap.py (v1.00)

Access Point Test

Needed to download some files from internet, but didn't quite know how to do it. After lots of ad hoc experiments, I finally managed to get it done - mostly.

Here is minimized sample code:

  • How to ask user to select an access point
  • How to handle temporary access point selection
  • How to handle permanent access point selection
  • Some tips how to improve UI responsiveness
  • How to fetch a file from internet

Version History

Version 1.00, release date 2009-03-19

  • Initial release
  • Tested only with emulator (PyS60 1.4.5 and S60 3.1)

Installation

  1. Copy all files into same directory
  2. Run t_ap.py

Please note that any internet access requires NetworkServices capability. Either you have to sign Python Application Shell or SIS, whichever you use to run this script.