LWUIT 1.3 Release The Lightweight User Interface Toolkit makes it easy to create compelling UIs that look and behave the same across devices.
JavaFX Mobile 1.2 for Windows Mobile OS JavaFX Mobile Developer Stack for Windows Mobile includes an implementation of JavaFX 1.2 supported on selected Windows Mobile handsets. It includes the Sun Java Wireless Client and was tested on HTC Diamond and LG Incite touch devices.
Simple Strategy for Logging and Monitoring of MIDlets On-device debugging isn't useful when your MIDlet is running on a client's phone. This tech tip presents one approach for developers who want a fast and simple way to debug their apps remotely in real environments.
Lightweight UI Toolkit (LWUIT) A 5-minute overview to jump-start your understanding of LWUIT technology -- everything you need to know about what it is, why it was created, who should use it, and the functionality it offers.
destroyApp() Is Your Friend How do you protect yourself from unsafe operations of third-party libraries? Concurrency, data safety, and the destroyApp() method, according to this tech tip.
Java Device Test Framework This screencast introduces JDTF, a flexible, configurable test framework that can be used to assess various aspects of the quality of Java ME device implementations.
Digital Signatures With Java ME SATSA Bruce Hopkins describes how to create a simple mobile application that uses the SATSA-PKI optional package to create a digital signature for a payroll workflow application.
Java TV 1.0 Platform Status A five-month reminder of this platform's end-of-life (EOL) status has been sent to licensees. It was replaced by Java TV 1.1.1 in January 2006.
Learn How to Submit Applications to the Java Warehouse In this screencast Bernard Traversat, Director of Java Store Engineering, shows how easy it is for developers to register for the Java Warehouse Developer Portal. (Some steps may have changed slightly since this screencast was recorded.)
PhoneME Feature Milestone Release In mid-April, the phoneME Feature project released MR4, with improvements in the AMS and multitasking systems, enhanced media-streaming support, enhanced logging and debugging, and better performance.
Is There a JVM in my TV? It IS possible to put a JVM machine inside your cable set-top box. This article explains OCAP and Tru2way technology, and shows you how to get started with Tru2way application development.
Using the Location API for Favorite Spots This tech tip shows you how to get started using the Location API (JSR 179) and build a small location-aware application that you can use to tag your favorite spots.
Water-Analysis System Using SunSPOTs Sweden Sun Campus ambassador Gokhan Dogan provides some videos in his blog about Project WaterWell, which uses SunSPOTs in a practical wireless sensor network for monitoring water quality.
Java ME SDK 3.0 EA Podcast Sun's Terrence Barr and Rober Brinkley discuss the Early Access release of the Java ME SDK 3.0. It is the single successor that unifies the current set of wireless toolkits.
Perst Lite Java ME MIDlet McObject's Perst Lite release includes a new Java ME example MIDlet, PIMindex, that uses full-text search capability to create a search engine for contact information stored on a Java ME-based device.
M3DD Conference Live Broadcast The 2009 Java Mobile, Media & eMbedded Developer Days conference on January 21-22 in Santa Clara, California -- sponsored by Sun and Sony Ericsson -- is accessible to the worldwide community via live streaming. For instructions, see the wiki's Information on Live Broadcast.
NetBeans Sweeps Developer.com 2009 Awards NetBeans wins big in the Developer.com Product of the Year 2009 Awards, claiming top spots in five categories, including Java Tool and Open Source Tool of the Year.
Creating Blu-ray Disc Games and Menus This M3DD session on January 22 features Blu-ray Disc Java architect Bill Foote, who will show open-source tools that let you write Java code and package it on a rewritable Blu-ray Disc.