Chapter 8. Wireless Messaging

Take advantage of reliable and asynchronous peer-to-peer communication channels in the mobile network infrastructure.

During the 2004 spring festival season, mobile phone users in China sent out more than 15 billion short messages in a one-month period. Mobile messaging has become a killer application and significant revenue source for wireless network operators. For developers, the combination of the ubiquitous and reliable mobile messaging services and the powerful smart clients enables new breeds of mobile applications. The Wireless Messaging API (WMA) is a J2ME optional package available on many Nokia devices (including but not limited to all Series 40 Developer Platform 2.0 devices). In this chapter, we discuss ...

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