Chapter 3. Getting Started

Write and deploy your first smart-client application for Series 40 and Series 60 phones.

Java is a key technology pillar supporting the Nokia Developer Platforms. On Nokia Series 40 devices, Java MIDP is the only way to develop smart-client applications. This chapter is an introduction to MIDP application development using Nokia tools. We assume that you already have basic knowledge of the Java programming language. We start from the basics of the MIDlet programming model and APIs. Then, we move on to discuss how to use Nokia tools to build, test, and provision an example MIDlet. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows:

  • Introducing MIDlets: discusses the basic concepts of MIDlet, including the application life ...

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