Foreword

It started as a wild idea, emerged as a standard, and grew into a phenomenon. Applications that go with you, whenever and wherever you are, and the infrastructure that lets you find them, buy them, and use them. With hundreds of millions of mobile Java-capable devices out there, the potential for developers is really amazing, and because the market is still young, there is still lots of room for innovative applications. There is still plenty of opportunity to get in on the “ground floor” of this industry and then ride the wave...to the top.

Ever since we first developed the DoCoMo Java architecture that started it all, people have been asking me “What is the killer application for mobile Java?” My answer has stayed pretty much the same... ...

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