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Programming Wireless Devices with the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition, Second Edition by Jim Holliday - Editor, Aleksi Uotila, Mark Patel, Jyri Huopaniemi, Jim Van Peursem, Antero Taivalsaari, Roger Riggs

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1.2. Why Java™ Technology for Wireless Devices?

The wireless Internet revolution will transform wireless devices from voice-oriented communication devices with relatively static, hard-coded functionality into extensible, Internet-enabled devices with advanced data and software capabilities. These devices will need to support dynamic downloading of new software and be capable of running software written not only by the device manufacturers themselves but also by third-party software developers. This will make the devices much more dependent on software and will place a much higher emphasis on software interoperability, security, and reliability.

The Java™ programming language is ideally suited to become the standard application development language ...

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