Test your application

Having created a MIDlet within your project you’ll want to check that it behaves and looks as you expected. You do this by running the app in the PC-based emulator included in the SDK. This section explains how.

Please note that the video shows the Nokia Asha SDK 1.0 — the steps and actions are still applicable to the Nokia Asha SDK 1.2.

  1. Run the application in the emulator; on the Run menu click Run (or press CTRL-F11)
  2. Test your application to make sure it behaves as expected

More testing: You may wish to check out these tools, which can help with testing:

Step-by-step – Test your application

By default, the Nokia IDE for Java ME is set to automatically build your projects when needed, so you can proceed to running the app in the emulator.

Step 1 — Run your app in the emulator

To run the MIDlet in the emulator, on the Run menu click Run (or press CTRL-F11). The emulator opens and the application starts, as shown below.

Step 2 — Test your app

You can now test the app to confirm it behaves as you expected.

Once testing has finished, the app can be closed.

Tip: You may want to leave the emulator open if more testing is planned. Leaving the emulator open improves the speed at which an app is loaded.

Now you can deploy the app to see it running on your Asha phone ›