Programming Java 2 Micro Edition for Symbian OS

Martin de Jode

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2004-06-18
  • 售價: $2,140
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,033
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 498
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470092238
  • ISBN-13: 9780470092231
  • 相關分類: Java 程式語言
  • 已過版




Programming Java for Symbian OS is based on the experience of expert Symbian engineers and focuses on developing applications for real devices running Symbian OS. This book provides the most comprehensive developer guide yet for the most advanced mobile Java environment available: Java MIDP 2.0 on Symbian OS.

This book provides an overview of Java MIDP 1.0 and - using the world's first MIDP 2.0 phone - the platform enhancements developers can exploit in the coming wave of Java MIDP 2.0-based smartphones. With in-depth case studies and sample code throughout, it equips developers with the knowledge they need to fully exploit the powerful applications platform Symbian OS provides.

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

Symbian OS is the advanced, customizable operating system licensed by the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers. It is designed for the specific requirements of advanced 2.5G and 3G mobile phones and includes a robust multitasking kernel, integrated telephony support, communications protocols, data management, advanced graphics support, a low-level graphical 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 replete with expert knowledge that will allow the reader to develop better software, faster.


Table of Contents:

About This Book.

Author Biographies.

Author's Acknowledgements.

Symbian Press Acknowledgements.


Innovation through Openness.

Section 1: J2ME and MIDP.

1. Introduction to J2ME.

2. Getting Started.

3. MIDP 2.0 and JTWI.

4. Java APIs for Bluetooth Wireless Technology.

5. MIDP 2.0 Case Studies.

Section 2: Writing Quality Code for Smartphones.

6. Making Your Code Portable.

7. Writing Optimized Code.

Section 3: The Evolution of the Wireless Java Market.

8. The Market, the Opportunities and Symbian's Plans.

Appendix 1: CLDC Core Libraries.

Appendix 2: MIDP Libraries.

Appendix 3: Using the Wireless Toolkit Tools at the Command Line.

Appendix 4: Developer Resources and Bibliography.

Appendix 5: Specifications of Symbiam OS Phones.