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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 10. The Bluetooth API

Understand basic Bluetooth concepts and use Bluetooth API for application communication.

Earlier chapters of this book covered data connectivity and networking in great detail and showed that mobile devices can be members of the worldwide IP space without limitations. It is possible to transmit data between a client handset and a server and between two handsets, and even to have the handset play the role of a server.

The J2ME application developer can choose between HTTP and HTTPS, SMS and MMS, or even sockets, to realize a network-aware client for handsets. With this portfolio of different technologies and transports, it is possible to develop a wide range of applications, from multiuser games and entertainment applications ...

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