Develop state-of-the-art mobile games

Mobile gaming is projected to become one of the fastest growing sectors in the IT industry. In this article, Michael Yuan looks at this exciting new market's characteristics and the opportunities for Java developers. The Java 2...

11/07/03

"Java everywhere" is for world domination

The buzzword from the 2003 JavaOne conference was "Java everywhere." For many developers, understanding exactly what "Java everywhere" means is difficult since it does not seem to correspond with any concrete Java API. "Java...

08/22/03

High-availability mobile applications

Application availability in unreliable wireless networks has become a central issue for mobile commerce's success. J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is the perfect platform for smart mobile clients that support offline modes....

06/06/03

Let the mobile games begin, Part 2

J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) and .Net Compact Framework follow different design philosophies and target different developer communities. However, both have important places in the future world of pervasive computing....

05/16/03

Let the mobile games begin, Part 1

Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) is by far the most advanced and successful mobile application platform available today. However, with mobile commerce growing into a multibillion-dollar industry, serious competition is on the...

02/21/03

Data security in mobile Java applications

The recent release of MIDP (Mobile Information Device Profile) features a major improvement over version 1.0. Version 2.0 includes enhanced mobile code and application security through a well-defined security manager and provisioning...

12/20/02

Best tools for mobile application development

A new technology's successful adoption often depends on its development tools. Good tools help new developers more easily get started and make experienced developers more productive. For instance, the success of Microsoft's...

10/18/02

Access Web services from wireless devices

Like mother enterprise computing architectures, Web services involve both clients and servers. As so many discussions focus on how to use J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) to develop and deploy Web services on the server...

08/23/02

Java books hit the wire

Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) is turning into a major platform for wireless application development. Compared with desktop and server-side application development, Java-based wireless development faces some unique challenges....

07/19/02

Java readies itself for wireless Web services

Convenience is the major motivation behind our adoption of wireless technology. The ability to access information anytime from anywhere drastically increases our productivity as well as our quality of life by allowing us to work from...

06/21/02

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