Forum Nokia today rolled out the final release of the Maemo 5 SDK that promises to pack everything that developers need to create applications for the N900. The SDK enables development of applications for Maemo 5 devices on a Linux based computer, it contains all the tools developers need to write, test, compile, and package for distribution Maemo 5 software. However, if you are a developer and you use a Windows machine or even a Mac, then you can turn to the VMWare based Maemo Virtual SDK that is identical to the final release. You can also visit the Discover Maemo 5 SDK wiki page for more details.
The SDK offers now the possibility to install Nokia applications that are required for proper testing of add-ons, plugins and web service, developers can now also take advantage of the Sharing Plug-in API has been released to help integrate web services for sharing files.