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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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Chapter 6. Mobile Information Device Profile

The Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) for the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME™) is an architecture and a set of Java libraries that create an open application environment for small, resource-constrained mobile information devices, or MIDs. Typical examples of MIDP target devices include cellular phones, two-way pagers, and wireless personal organizers. As summarized in Chapter 3, MIDP 2.0 devices typically fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Memory:

    • 256 kilobytes of non-volatile memory for the MIDP components

    • 8 kilobytes of non-volatile memory for application-created persistent data

    • 128 kilobytes of volatile memory for the virtual machine runtime (for example, the object heap)

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