Java ME Introduction
|Mobile Java platform is defined by as set of Java Specification Requests (JSRs) that are industry standards and adopted by a large number of mobile operators and handset manufacturers. Today Sprint offers a number of devices for its CDMA and iDEN networks that run on the CLDC/MIDP mobile Java framework.|
Sprint’s mobile Java based devices offer a variety of features like Location, Messaging, Multi-media among others that are available to application developers. Most late model mobile Java devices from Sprint offer a multi-tasking Java runtime allowing more than one Java ME app to be running on the handset at the same time (one application in the foreground and one or more background apps).
Sprint also offers a set of proprietary extensions to the MIDP platform that provide enhanced features, for example, access to device and subscriber identifiers, user address book, advanced settings for the Location platform.
Industry standard specifications for the mobile Java platform are available in the form JSRs from the Java Community Process (JCP).