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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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11.6. New for MIDP 2.0

We have marked a number of topics in this chapter as New! with an icon in the book margin. Here is a summary of the most important new low-level user interface features of MIDP 2.0.

The low-level user interface has been improved to allow more control and easier programming of Canvas and Image level actions. Significant additions are support for alpha blending and for manipulating Images as arrays of pixel values.

The Canvas class has been changed as follows:

  • A full screen mode has been added that allows the maximum display to be used for application graphics (see the setFullScreenMode method.)

  • The methods for setting the ...

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