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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 8. MIDP User Interface Libraries

In light of the wide variations in cellular phones and other MIDP target devices, the requirements for user interface support are very challenging. MIDP target devices differ from desktop systems in many ways, especially in how the user interacts with them. The following UI-related requirements were seen as important when the user interface library of the MIDP Specification was designed:

  • The devices and applications should be useful to users who are not necessarily experts in using computers.

  • The devices and applications should be useful in situations where the user cannot pay full attention to the application. For example, many cellular phones and other wireless devices are commonly operated with one ...

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