O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. Connected Limited Device Configuration

This chapter introduces the Connected, Limited Device Configuration (CLDC), one of the core building blocks of the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME™). The goal of the Connected, Limited Device Configuration is to provide a standardized, highly portable, minimum-footprint Java application development platform for resource-constrained, connected devices. The CLDC target devices are characterized generally as follows:

  • at least 192 kilobytes of total memory budget available for the Java platform,

  • a 16-bit or 32-bit processor,

  • low power consumption, often operating with battery power, and

  • connectivity to some kind of network, often with a wireless, intermittent connection and with limited (often ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required