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HarmonyOS 3.0 API 7: New APIs for effective App development

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HarmonyOS 3.0 API 7

HarmonyOS 3.0 was launched at Huawei Developer Conference 2021, the company has also announced a number of different solutions for the development of this software including the API 7 that consist of many different APIs or application programming interfaces.

An API is a connection between computers or between computer programs. It is a type of software interface, offering a service to other pieces of software.

HarmonyOS 3.0 API Version 7 adds APIs to the ArkUI development framework, program framework, telephone service, media, and other features to provide developers with richer capabilities. The new ArkUI development framework, declarative paradigm syntax, supports free.

API 7 also adds 6000+ TS/JS APIs. In the future, TS/JS language will become more and more important in HarmonyOS application development.

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HarmonyOS 3.0 API 7

API 7:

JS UI is officially named ArkUI, and on the basis of the original JS-based extension of the Web-like development paradigm, a new release of the declarative development paradigm based on TS extensions supports TypeScript programming language, uses chain calls, provides decorators and MVVM capabilities, Support condition, loop rendering, lazy loading rendering, support custom components.

JS has added 5800+ API interfaces, covering multiple capability modules:

  • A series of new event notification capability interfaces are added, which can realize normal notifications and notifications with buttons, support notification element setting capabilities, and support the sending and receiving of public events.
  • A series of new telephone service capability interfaces are added to provide cellular network-based telephone service capabilities, including various modules such as SIM card, network search, SMS, cellular data, call management, and network management.
  • Added a series of interfaces for user program framework capabilities, including obtaining application information, installing and uninstalling applications, obtaining system status and window status, etc.
  • A series of new graphics and image capabilities interfaces are added to provide the basic capabilities of WebGL rendering. Developers can develop games and develop windowed applications based on WebGL.
  • Add a series of interfaces with soft bus capability, provide RPC communication capability, and pull up FA remotely.
  • A series of meta-capability interfaces have been added to provide the development capabilities of JS PA and the migration and circulation capabilities of FA.
  • Added a series of interfaces for distributed data management capabilities to provide basic capabilities for RDB and KVStore databases.
  • A series of new globalization capability interfaces have been added to provide time zone and language acquisition capabilities.
  • Added a series of public basic library interfaces, providing Parcel, URL, codec library capabilities.
  • Added interfaces for other capabilities, including upload and download progress acquisition, timing service, fileIO basic library, battery status, backlight brightness, distributed device list acquisition and online and offline notification, system and application account management, multi-threading mechanism, process management, Background task management, adding calendar/contacts, visual accessibility, face recognition, sensor management, WLAN management, Bluetooth management, NFC tag management, location information, etc.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei begins Watch 3/Pro series WeChat watch version testing

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After the GT 3 series, it’s time for Huawei Watch 3/Pro devices to jump into the internal testings of the WeChat watch version. The company has started stretching the official roots of WeChat for all eligible smart wearables.

A few days ago, the company has rolled out a beta version of HarmonyOS 3.0 for the Watch 3 Pro devices with WeChat features. However, the difference was, the firmware existed for only Pro variants with a limited number of users.

On the flip side, we have also reported that after the GT 3 series, Huawei will turn its face to the very efficient – Watch 3 series with the internal testing procedures. Looks like the time has arrived when the Huawei Watch 3 series users will also be able to fetch the WeChat version.

WeChat – in recent times, we have mentioned this term frequently. Well, it is an instant messaging application that allows users to share texts and media content with their contacts. So far, the company has only initiated the intended features of WeChat to its devices. However, now it’s time to catch the official version.

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The company has officially initiated the testing of the WeChat edition for the Watch 3 series in the form of the HarmonyOS 3.0.0.130 (C00E130R1P130log) build. Further, the firmware carries a huge package size of 256MB.

As quoted, this firmware mainly focuses on the WeChat watch version addition for the respective devices. As a result, users will find more responsive communication features on the wrist after installing the latest software build.

HarmonyOS 3.0.0.130 Update Changelog

The changelog reads the presence of the WeChat watch version. To access the features, scan the watch’s WeChat QR code using the smartphone WeChat application. After scanning, the screen will display the message “Watch WeChat logged in”.

Alternatively, now you will be able to easily operate and view WeChat messages. Besides, you can quickly react to or reply to the received texts. You can also opt for voice replies as per convenience. Further, you can check WeChat message reminders, pictures, emoji expressions, and much more.

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Apart from that, the WeChat version will allow you to utilize the WeChat Pay application. Consequently, you can carry out multiple transactions and payment options without even using your handset.

Update Notes:

  • Ensure that you use HarmonyOS 2 or Android 9.0 and above interface in your smartphone.
  • Update the Huawei Health and WeChat application to their latest versions.
  • The update procedure may take time. Do not panic and wait patiently for the completion of the update.
  • If you encounter any problems during use, please visit the My Huawei app or contact with Huawei Customer service center.

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2 new chipboards launched for Huawei OpenHarmony

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Recently, 2 new development chipboards were launched for the open-source Huawei HarmonyOS operating system –OpenHarmony. This launch will further improve the community backbone, and the OpenHarmony chip/development board platform has been further enriched.

So far there are 20 chips/development boards have been integrated into the OpenHarmony backbone, and the OpenHarmony ecosystem continues to grow.

The integration into the backbone means that more community developers and partners can build, improve and enrich various functions around the chip, and build more development versions covering different solution scenarios and categories.

For developers, it can greatly reduce the development threshold of OpenHarmony, which is convenient to develop at a lower cost and experience more of the latest features of OpenHarmony.

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For enterprises in the industry, it greatly reduces the OpenHarmony development cost of chip adaptation. Hence, developers can quickly and cost-effectively create their own products, and more flexibly adapt to various terminals, jointly promoting the digital and intelligent transformation of the industry. 2 chipboards openharmony

It is reported that the 2 development chipboards of OpenHarmony are the KHDVK-3566B development board launched by Shenzhen Kaihong Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. Digital Industry Development Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Kaihong Zhigu Company”) is a Niobe U4 development board based on ESP32 series chips.

Shenzhen Kaihong KHDVK-3566B is a smart screen development board based on OpenHarmony embedded KaihongOS, using ROCKCHIP RK3566 Cortex-A55 quad-core processor, with quad-core performance, high-energy drive, rich interfaces, and other features, the software has flexible tailoring, safety, and reliability.

The characteristics of resource sharing and seamless circulation are suitable for tablet computers, face-scanning cash registers, home appliance display screens, industrial robots, medical testing equipment, advertising machines, digital signage, teaching all-in-one machines, and other equipment, and are widely used in smart finance and smart industry. , smart education, smart energy, smart consumption, and other fields.

The Niobe U4 development board of Kaihong Zhigu Company is based on the ESP32-U4WDH chip. The chip is small in size, fast in speed, and powerful in function. It is a chip specially designed for the Internet of Things, with ultra-high RF performance and stability, versatility and reliability, as well as ultra-low power consumption, can meet different power consumption requirements, suitable for smart homes, smart education, and other applications scenarios.

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The complete SDK provided by Kaihong Zhigu company and a large number of application examples blessing In this way, developers can quickly and easily carry out secondary development.

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Huawei Nova 5/5i Pro/5z gets new system optimization update

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The Huawei optimization updates are just like a ‘dessert over dinner for the smartphone. As the company released optimization updates nearby the monthly security patches. However, Huawei Nova 5, Nova 5i Pro, and Nova 5z smartphones recently receives the HarmonyOS 2 system optimization update.

Besides, here is a twist these Nova 5 devices have yet not received the September 2022 security update, but we can take desserts anytime. Just freely update Nova 5 and another two models over the new version to taste the recipe that Huawei prepared for you in the changelog.

Below you can check the changelog of the new system optimization update and another version of the Huawei Nova 5 devices:

Huawe Nova 5 optiimization updTE

Huawei Nova 5:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SEA-AL00

[Software update] nova 5 2.0.0.270 release notes (optimized system stability)

Huawei Nova 5i Pro:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SPN-AL00

Huawei Nova 5 system optimization

Huawei Nova 5z:

  • Changelog:
    • HarmonyOS 2 version optimizes system stability
  • Version number:
    • HarmonyOS 2.0.0.268  to HarmonyOS 2.0.0.270 new version
  •  Models number
    • Huawei nova 5 SPN-AL00

\Huawei Nova 5 system optimization

How to download:

Go to Settings, pick System & updates, open Software update, and then choose to Check for updates to manually download this update. Your phone will display an alert if an update is available along with the option to download and install it.

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Through the Support app:

To accomplish this, launch the Support app, click the Service tab from the bottom bar, tap on the update, choose to check for updates, then download and install.

Huawei September 2022 security update:

Well, the HarmonyOS 2 September 2022 security update for the devices is still awaited, it also brings improves the security of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro, Nova 5z, and Nova 5 smartphone for a better user experience.

However, the company will release the patch in the coming days, till you have to satisfied with this latest optimization update for your Huawei Nova 5 smartphone.

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