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Kicking Butt with MIDP and MSA: Creating Great Mobile Applications by Jonathan Knudsen

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28. Application Architecture

APPLICATION design is art as much as it is science. As with anything else, your skill at MIDP application design is a product of your knowledge, experience, and talent. The best way to improve is practice.

This chapter presents ideas to help you with your application design. There are no absolutes. What works well for one application might be a disaster for another. The purpose of this chapter is to help you get in the right frame of mind to design your own application effectively and imaginatively.

28.1. Use the Strengths of Java ME

Most applications these days span multiple platforms, so the trick is taking advantage of the best features of the platforms you’re using.

The Java ME platform is great for creating clients ...

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