Programming Java 2 Micro Edition for Symbian OS
A developer's guide to MIDP 2.0
By Martin de Jode
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: October 2004
Pages: 498

Programming Java for Symbian OS is based on the experience of expertSymbian engineers and focuses on developing applications for real devicesrunning Symbian OS. This book provides the most comprehensive developerguide yet for the most advanced mobile Java environment available: JavaMIDP 2.0 on Symbian OS.

This book provides an overview of Java MIDP 1.0 and - using the world'sfirst MIDP 2.0 phone - the platform enhancements developers can exploit inthe coming wave of Java MIDP 2.0-based smartphones. With in-depth casestudies and sample code throughout, it equips developers with the knowledgethey need to fully exploit the powerful applications platform Symbian OSprovides.

The elegant, powerful architecture of Symbian OS is optimized for themobile environment. Whether you are developing applications and servicesfor currently available mobile phones, or involved in pre-market mobilephone development, this book will give you an understanding of thefundamental theory behind developing Java applications for Symbian OSphones.

Symbian OS is the advanced, customizable operating system licensed by theworld's leading mobile phone manufacturers. It is designed for the specificrequirements of advanced 2.5G and 3G mobile phones and includes a robustmultitasking kernel, integrated telephony support, communicationsprotocols, data management, advanced graphics support, a low-levelgraphical user interface framework and a variety of application engines.

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Programming Java for Symbian OS is part of the Symbian Press series;written by Symbian OS software engineers, titles in the series are repletewith expert knowledge that will allow the reader to develop bettersoftware, faster.

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