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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 12. Developing Scalable Applications

Design techniques and tools to make your application run on any Java devices.

Although all Nokia Developer Platforms support Java technology, a single MIDlet will not necessarily run on all Nokia devices without modification. Even where it would be possible to build such a MIDlet, using a one-size-fits-all approach is likely to produce a MIDlet that runs marginally well on all devices and may not successfully compete against better-optimized applications. On one hand, some of today’s mobile devices have limited capabilities that require aggressive optimization from application developers (e.g., to reduce the JAR file size to fit into the 64KB limit of earlier Series 40 devices). On the other hand, the ...

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