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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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17.3. Listening and Launching

The Application Management Software (AMS) listens for registered connections and manages the launch of and transition to the appropriate MIDlet. It and the other software on the device provide a seamless integration of native and MIDP applications. The AMS handles the interactions among incoming connections, interrupting the user, starting and stopping applications, and handing off connections to MIDlets. It also enforces the device's security policy and constraints.

For example, if a native application is running when a notification arrives, the AMS must interrupt it. It must give the user control over the interruption (for example, user settings determine whether the interruption is to launch the new MIDlet or ...

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