GCF Examples

Now that you know about the connection types provided by CLDC, MIDP 1.0, and 2.0, you are ready to implement two example applications: a terminal program and a chat application. These example applications will be CLDC-based.

GCF Terminal Program

Prior to the PC era, it was quite common to have a single centralized computer and a set of simple hardware terminals providing text-based interfaces to the main computer. A terminal program is an application that simulates this kind of interface by providing a local text interface to a remote process. Before the World Wide Web became popular, terminal programs were widely used to access so-called mailboxes or bulletin board systems (BBS) over a serial modem connection. Today, terminal programs ...

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