Now that we have the Samsung bada installed, we can take a look at one of bada’s application sample. Head over to the SDK directory for the sample folder.
Get Started with Samsung bada’s Application Sample
First, run badaIDE.exe and import BasicApp (you can locate it at: C:\bada\SDK\Samples\BasicApp)
Then, from the menu go to File > Import.
Select the BasicApp folder under [bada SDK installed path]\Samples and click Finish
Once imported, go to the project window. Right-click on the project and click on Build Project
When the build is complete, click Run As > 1 bada Simulator Application
You can see the launching dialog as the following
Below is the screenshot of the simulator which will show the home screen
Sample Screenshots from bada’s Application Sample
Letâ€™s run the sample application. As you can see, the device skin is shown (Samsung Omnia II) and you can also see the application’s appearance. Form-based programming is available. You may also run bada applications in the simulator environment.
We have screenshots from 3 sample applications below:
Sample Form 1 is a button click sample. The text on the label will show a different text when the button below is clicked.
Sample Form 2 demonstrate the orientation function where the device’s orientation changes when the button is clicked
Sample Form 3 displays image in the form
If you are interested, here are 9 applications built with the bada platform shown during the platform’s release.
The bada platform is slowly shaping up to be a rather flexible tool. We do need to wait and see how practical the platform will be in the mass market.