How to connect to a .NET Web Service from a J2ME MIDlet using kSOAP 2

Web services had and continue to have a great impact on the development of Web applications because they allow total independence between clients and service providers. The location, the platform, the programming language and the architecture of both the clients and the services has no effect on each other. The Internet technologies and standards that […]

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J2ME tutorial – How to create and display forms and alerts

J2ME mobile applications are simple solutions that allow users to manage their data using different controls that are placed in forms, windows or Displayable. In the J2ME API, the equivalent of desktop applications windows is represented by a relative reduced set of forms which are subclasses of Displayable class. The entire framework is a limited, […]

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How to use GPS location services and Google Static Map API in J2ME MIDlets

Today, most mobile devices come with a GPS module or can connect to one using Bluetooth services. These devices come with support for the Location API for J2ME under JSR-179 that allow J2ME MIDlets applications to query the GPS module for geo-location coordinates. Also mobile applications integrate location based services and one increasingly used it […]

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How to use kXML to parse XML files in J2ME projects

kXML is a small XML pull parser, specially designed for constrained environments such as Applets, Personal Java or MIDP devices. The problem for J2ME MIDlets is that there are mobile devices that don’t support the XML API for Java ME additional package (JSR 280). In order to solve this problem, we need an independent and […]

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How to parse XML, RSS feed with kXML in a J2ME MIDlet

More an more mobile devices are used to access Internet and connected services. One efficient way to transfer data between different platforms and technologies is to use XML files, which are simple text files formatted accordingly to the XML rules. IN order to process an XML file and to extract needed data you need a […]

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