Java ME What's New - Archive 2006


Java ME What's New



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December
 
Sun Java Toolkit 1.0 for CDC is now available
Download the toolkit to get build tools and device emulation for developing applications for the Connected Device Configuration, Foundation Profile and Personal Basis Profile. The Advanced Graphic User Interface Optional Package is also available that provides a mobile swing and Java 2D APIs.
 
Sun Java Wireless Toolkit 2.5 for CLDC, Beta 2 is now available. We have improved the general quality, added some new demo applications, and added support for Java Bindings for the OpenGL® ES API (JSR 239).
 
November
 
Sun Open Sources Java Platform Implementations Sun is open sourcing its implementation of the Java platform as free software. Get involved! Visit the three new open-source Java communities that Sun is seeding and download the code: OpenJDK, Mobile & Embedded and the GlassFish community.
 
Open Sourcing Java Platform, Micro Edition: A Conversation With Sun's Senior Director of Mobile & Embedded Platforms, Shannon Lynch Shannon Lynch, senior director of Mobile & Embedded platforms at Sun Microsystems, discusses the value of open sourcing the Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME).
 
October
 
Java ME Technology Day World Tour
An exciting new FREE in-depth technical session event for developers. Registered attendees will have the opportunity to interact with experienced Java ME engineers and learn more about future Java ME technologies.
 
Java ME Technology Design Guidelines
A set of guidelines offering techniques to help developers create a single version of an application that will execute on the widest number of handsets.
 
Sun Java Toolkit 1.0 for CDC, Beta
is now available. This is the first release for device emulation and build tools supporting the Connected Device Configuration platform. It includes support for CDC 1.1, Foundation Profile 1.1, Personal Basis Profile 1.1, and Advanced Graphics User Interface 1.0.
 
July
 
NetTalk on Getting Started with Connected Device Configuration (CDC)
The Connected Device Configuration (CDC) of Java ME (Java Micro Edition) represents many technical and business opportunities. In this Take 10, Matt Volpi, gives an overview of how CDC fits into the Java technology landscape, where CDC technology is today and where it is going, and the key features and benefits of CDC for application developers. Plus learn about the tools and developer programs that are in place to help leverage CDC technology, including the Sun Java Tool Kit for CDC and integration with NetBeans Mobility pack for CDC.
 
June
 
Sun Java Wireless Toolkit 2.5 for CLDC, Beta
is now available.- Get access to the latest APIs including an early implementation of Mobile Service Architecture, JSR 248. It includes support for Session Initiation Protocol API (JSR 180), Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API (JSR 226), Payment API (JSR 229), Advanced Multimedia Supplements (JSR 234), and Mobile Internationalization API (JSR 238).
 
Read our latest article about the Sun Java Wireless Toolkit 2.5 for CLDC, Beta to get an in-depth view of the newly supported component JSRs.
 
Sun Java Wireless Toolkit and Netbeans with Mobility Pack are helping developers for leading mobile operator Sprint
create innovative content and applications. Read how Sprint and its developers have used Java ME tools and technologies to create a thriving economic engine.
 
April
 
Java Card technology 2.2.2 now available!
Now includes support for contactless and ID cards.
 
March
 
 
All major US cable operators commit to deploy OCAP set-top boxes,
based on Java ME technology, this year.
 
February
 
The Second Annual Casual Game Evolution Challenge, by Game Trust
Enter your Java game by March 1st and you can win $20,000 cash, a display at GDC, and a 4 Person Trip to Costa Rica! Over $50,000 in total prizes and the ultimate global publishing deal worth a lot more. Over 20 developers have already entered. Enter your game today!