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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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6.2. Areas Covered by the MIDP Specification

The Mobile Information Device Profile Specification extends the functionality defined by the Connected, Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) Specification. The MIDP Specification defines a set of APIs that add a minimum set of capabilities that are common to various kinds of mobile information devices. The MIDP Specification version 2.0 extends the capabilities of the original MIDP Specification version 1.0 while retaining full backward compatibility. As already summarized earlier in Section 3.5.2, “Scope of MIDP,” the specific areas covered by the MIDP Specification version 2.0 include:

  • application model (that is, defining the semantics of a MIDP application and how the application is controlled), ...

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