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LWUIT 1.1 for Java ME Developers by Biswajit Sarkar

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Summary

Label, Button, CheckBox, RadioButton, ButtonGroup, and Border—in this chapter, we learnt how all these classes work, and we analyzed a number of demo applications that showed us the effects of using the different constructors and methods of these classes.

In the last two examples, there were several instances of widgets being sized and aligned manually. This approach works quite well in producing neatly arranged displays for a particular device. On a different device, the screen may not produce the desired result, and the resulting look may turn out to be quite unattractive. Layout managers in LWUIT provide a solution to this problem. In Chapter 7, we shall see how a judicious use of layout managers can produce screens that look good irrespective ...

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