Chapter 14

The Proper Java ME Mindset

So far in the book, we have primarily discussed the technical side of creating a Java ME application. While this is clearly the most important aspect of Java ME application development, there is another aspect that can sometimes be just as important as the technical aspect: the mindset with which you approach the development process.

In order to understand why having the proper mindset is important for Java ME development, it’s important to note that every software platform out there, mobile or otherwise, tends to have a specific development methodology associated with it. This is either imposed by the platform’s creators (by providing a “best practices” document and structuring the API accordingly) or ...

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