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Mark Jacobstein, EVP Corporate Development and Marketing, describes Loopt social networking application for mobile devices and the development issues of permissions, safety, and working with operators and other third party developers. He also discusses the various changes in social behavior that software like this are likely to bring.
July 16, 2007
Dalibor Topic, open source Java advocate and Kaffe lead developer, shares his interest on Java ME, the possibility of using Java SE in embedded systems, and how open source projects like Cafe and Classpath will move forward after Sun's open sourcing of the Java platform. He also shares his thoughts on his role as a member of the OpenJDK Interim Board of Governance and gives Sun a scorecard on its open source efforts to date.
July 9, 2007
An ultra thin virtual desktop
Biswajit Sarkar has an introduction to drawing, loading, and animating SVG images in ME.
July 10, 2007
Dave Most, Mobile Application Manager at Nellymoser, talks about the challenges in providing mobile media on a variety of handsets and how to separate form (UI) from the function to deliver a rich, satisfying experience to the user.
June 29, 2007
Mobile tools. Check at
A user group in downtown Madison for all those interested in Java and Java related technologies.
Bruce Boyes, CEO of Systronix, describes TrackBot, a small robotic device with built-in sensor modules that provide beaconing, obstacle avoidance, spatial awareness, communication, and navigation. Add a SunSPOT device to TrackBot, and the result is a powerful but affordable strategy for large-scale deployments in swarms and collaborative robotic behavior.
June 19, 2007
SunSPOT software controlling robots in swarm & flocking behavior
In this interview at 2007 JavaOne conference, Amobee Media Systems' Ziv Eliraz describes the company's unique operator-centric system for ad-funding mobile services and applications. Developers can integrate Amobee's handset API ("HAPI") in their Java applications and generate revenue in a way that is contextually sensitive and user-friendly.
June 8, 2007
Max Carlson, Laszlo Systems co-founder, and Hinkmond Wong, Sun senior staff engineer, discuss OpenLaszlo and Project Orbit. Designed to free content developers from worrying about runtime issues, OpenLaszlo supports zero-install deployment of Ajax applications in multiple environments. Project Orbit is the Sun Java ME viewer for Laszlo Web 2.0 content on set-top boxes and smart cell phones.
June 5, 2007
Roger and Terrence interview Steve Wolak and Peter Thompson from Vodafone about the new Betavine site, a research and development space that encourages collaboration in mobile and internet communications. As a Betavine user, you can download and test applications, create your own projects and blogs, and interact with other users.
May 31, 2007
Semantics platform
facilitating development of mobile services
C. Enrique Ortiz, a recognized mobility expert, renowned blogger, developer, and author, touches on a range of mobility topics in this interview, including: moving to CDC; the latest JSRs that are important to mobile developers; mobile AJAX; and the issue of device fragmentation.
May 23, 2007
Catch Roger Brinkley's and Terrence Barr's interview with Vringo, an independent software vendor (ISV) who launched a video-sharing community that enables you to share video ringtones (or "Vringos") with your buddies. You choose the clips -- from movies, TV, music, or your originals -- you'd like your friends to see on their mobile phones, and they choose the clips they'd like you to see. Says Vringo: "We want to make sharing viral videos as easy as calling your friends."
May 17, 2007
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In this, our first year of open-sourcing Java ME technology, we have an incredibly rich and varied program for mobile and embedded developers at the 2007 JavaOne conference. Leader Roger Brinkley and tech evangelist Terrence Barr walk through the week-long program in San Francisco, highlighting the most interesting activities and not-to-miss events.
May 4, 2007
Java User Group in Berlin, Germany
In the second podcast in our Mobile and Embedded Community series, leader Roger Brinkley and tech evangelist Terrence Barr highlight the latest community technology news, and then report on the April events in Brazil at Sun Tech Days and the FISL conference.
May 1, 2007
This week we launch the new Mobile and Embedded Community podcast series with an introduction to the community. Leader Roger Brinkley and Technical Evangelist Terrence Barr describe the resources available for Mobile and Embedded developers.
April 23, 2007
Communications and Collaboration for Java EE
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MIDPath is a Java library which provides a MIDP2 implementation for J2SE and J2ME/CLDC on top of various graphical libraries (SDL, AWT, SWT, X11) and audio libraries (SDL, ESD)
Biswajit Sarkar looks at JSR 75's FileConnection API and how it's actually used on real-world devices to offer a sophisticated file-access API.
March 29, 2007
XMPP Binding Component (JBI)
SIP Binding Component
Jini-based service grid
Graph Route by GPS Data