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Developing Scalable Series 40 Applications: A Guide for Java Developers by Kevin Sharp, Michael Juntao Yuan

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Chapter 7. Data Connectivity

Use MIDP connectivity API to integrate mobile applications with Internet servers.

Connectivity has been a key feature of mobile devices since the early days of analog mobile phones. Today, mobile devices often need to be connected to the Internet or its peer devices in order to deliver valuable information to users. Network connectivity also helps mobile devices to move beyond their hardware limitations by enabling them delegate computational and data-intensive tasks to powerful Internet servers and databases. MIDP devices can access the wireless Internet via the Generic Connection Framework (GCF) API, which supports multiple network protocols. The following topics are covered in this chapter:

  • Introduction to the Generic ...

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