Chapter 15

Java ME and the Future

Up until this point in the book, you have looked at what is possible with Java ME today and at its current state of development. You have familiarized yourself with the kind of hardware you need to support, the APIs at your disposal, and the techniques best suited for developing for that hardware and APIs.

You examined the kinds of tricks and optimization needed to get the best performance out of current devices, at what users expect to find in current Java ME applications, and at how today’s Java ME applications stack up against the competition in terms of functionality and user interfaces.

You have also looked at the various pitfalls that Java ME developers can encounter today, ranging from fragmentation ...

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