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Micro Java™ Game Development by Roman Verhosek, David Fox

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Chapter 8. J2ME Overview

Let's warp back to 1995, the year when Java first came out. Mobile phones were rare, brick-like gizmos, and the Internet was just emerging outside the realm of university and government geeks.

A lot has happened since then. The Web business grew, expanded beyond all reason, exploded, then established itself as a stable mass medium. And mobile phones swept the world, especially throughout Europe and Asia, where phones are owned by two-thirds of the population. It is now expected that the total number of wireless subscribers will exceed one billion by the end of 2002, and ...

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