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Enterprise J2ME™: Developing Mobile Java™ Applications by Michael Juntao Yuan

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Chapter 4. Managed Smart Clients

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

  • Container-Managed Mobile Clients

  • OSGi Containers

  • OSGi Bundle Interactions

  • IBM Service Management Framework

  • A Simple Echo Service Example

  • Smart Client with HTTP Front End

  • The Pizza Order Example

  • Mobile Gateways

In Chapter 3, we discussed the smart client paradigm. However, for complex mobile applications, monolithic clients with intertangled code segments are very hard to develop and maintain. We need a framework to develop modularized application and service components. In this chapter, we introduce the concept of managed smart clients—self-contained components inside software containers. The container provides common crosscutting services and a framework for components to communicate with each other. The ...

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