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Blog Archive for billday during February 2004

Sun is developing a J2ME certification to complement the other Java technology certifications. The exam is now in the "beta" phase, with Sun looking for candidates to take the exam and give feedback on the questions. The good news: It's free. The really good news: If you pass, you'll be certified! Learn more about the technologies covered by the exam by reading through the Certification...
I receive quite a few questions related to my J2ME Archive and wireless development blogs. From time to time I'll select one that's particularly pertinent to highlight here. For this tip, Ellick Chan (working pervasive education and integrating mobile devices into Gaia) asked: How can I use GSM's SMS capabilitiy to deliver push notifications to MIDlets? The MIDP 2.0 spec allows you to push...
Way back in July 2003 I blogged about palmOne licensing IBM's J2ME implementation (WME) for its Tungsten devices. Tungstens with built in Java support are now in use, but as I noted back in that blog: When will all Palm devices, much less all Palm OS based devices, include a built in Java runtime, not just the Tungstens? Time will tell, but my gut says very soon: If they don't, they'll suffer...