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Blog Archive for qmahmoud during April 2007

I get many email about the application featured in the article MIDP Database Programming with RMS. The application locks up the screen as the MIDlet tries to establish a wireless connection. This article was developed back in 2000 and back then everything worked perfectly. However, when developing networking MIDlets, pay special attention to blocking operations (e.g. methods that establish a...
In Fall 2006, I have successfully integrated the use of Java ME and BlackBerry wireless devices into two programming courses at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto. The courses are Computer Programming I (a first semester course) and User-Centered Programming (a third semester course). For each course, I had about two weeks of lectures (4-6 hrs) and two weeks (6-hrs) of labs. That was...
As my very first blog entry, I thought it would be appropriate to introduce myself. My name is Qusay H. Mahmoud. My first name is pronounced "Kosai", but everyone calls me "Q". Yes, there is a Q in Star Trek, and another Q in James Bond, but this Q is from Palestine. :-) I have been working with Java ever since it was first released to the public. My first tutorial on "Sockets Programming with...