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Scott Davis

Scott Davis is a senior software engineer and instructor in the Denver, Colorado area. He has worked on a variety of Java platforms, from J2EE to J2SE to J2ME (sometimes all on the same project). He is a frequent presenter at national conferences and local user groups. He was the president of the Denver Java Users Group in 2003 when it was voted one of the top ten JUGs in North America. Keep up with him at



Scott Davis wanted to capture signatures on a Palm. To scratch this particular itch, he rolled a J2ME MIDlet and posted it on In this article, he describes how this small, practical app works.