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On the new Java Verified Testing for Java ME Simple Apps

First, let me start by including here the formal definition of the Java Verified program: What is Java Verified? Java Verified is the industry-recognised Java testing and signing programme. Developers take their Java ME apps through a testing, signing and verification process through…

Oracle announced it finalized its acquisition of Sun — Bye Sun and Thanks…

As I read Terrence’s blog Goodbye Sun & Thanks, Scott, I think back at my days when I worked closely with Sun. Many believed that I worked for Sun but I actually didn’t… I have been a fan of Sun Microsystems through out…

On the the rise of open mobile

While looking for information on how CTIA 2009 in San Diego went, I found an article by Richard Wong (who is a venture capitalist with Accel Partners) titled on “The rise of open mobile (and congratulations Android team)“. A good article by Richard,…

What is new in MIDP 3.0 – a quick summary

As some of you may already know, MIDP 3.0 is going public. While smartphones have taken their own route with respect to the runtime environment, I expect feature phones to adopt MIDP 3.0; to be seen is the adoption by device manufacturers. But…

JSR 271: Mobile Information Device Profile 3 — Proposed Final Draft

It is good to see this. After a long time, hard work, lots of discussions, MIDP3 final draft has been submitted to the JCP… MIDP3 includes a number of new APIs and functionality. And while the smartphones have gone their own way with…

On Mobile Applications, Platforms and Monetization — “Show me the Money”

I’ve been keeping track of a very interesting thread at Forum Oxford (FOROX) on the topic of Android phone dissapointing developers (w.r.t. iPhone), with Jason Delport, Alex Kerr, William Volk (who started the thread) and others adding their different perspectives on the matter.…

The Public Review — Mobile Service Architecture 2; Developer Input is Needed

The Mobile Service Architecture 2 (JSR 249) is the specification that promises making Java ME-based handsets what many of us have been waiting for years: API robust and consistent. The JSR 249 is now in Public Review phase, and it needs the input…

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