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LWUIT 1.1 for Java ME Developers by Biswajit Sarkar

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Summary

In this chapter, we had a detailed discussion on themes—what they are, how to create them, and how to use them in applications. The steps we followed during our exploration of this topic are:

  • We saw how to use the LWUIT Designer for viewing and editing an existing theme
  • We built up a new theme from scratch
  • As we built the theme, we previewed its effects
  • The new theme was installed in our MIDlet, and the proper way to ensure that a newly installed theme works on all existing forms was studied
  • A custom component was themed
  • We saw how to make theming and manual styling work together without contentions
  • A second version of LWUIT Designer was also tried out

Theming is one of the radically new functionalities available on the LWUIT as compared to the ...

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