Chapter 11. End-to-End Design Patterns

Learn end-to-end design patterns from a concrete example.

So far in this book, we have covered the basics of smart-client programming using J2ME and MIDP technologies on the Nokia Series 40 Developer Platform. However, knowing a collection of APIs is different from actually using them to write efficient and maintainable mobile applications. It sometimes takes years of experience to figure out what design works best under specific conditions. For beginners, the fastest way to become an expert is to learn from other people’s experiences—distilled as design patterns. In this chapter, we use a full end-to-end example application to illustrate important mobile smart-client design patterns. Please note that the ...

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