* J2ME or Wireless Java development platform is a topic of interest, and is still a hot topic for shows like JavaOne. * Empowered by info on GUI graphics, sound, and music; enables a beginning wireless Java developer to build games for cell phone and other wireless devices. * Easy-to-read style with lots of practical, hands-on code examples.
Have you thought about building games for your cell phone or other wireless devices? Whether you are a first time wireless Java developer, or an experienced professional Beginning J2ME, Third Edition brings exciting wireless and mobile Java application development right to your door!
* The primary book on the J2ME Polish open source tool * Written by Robert Virkus, the lead programmer and architect of J2ME Polish * Discusses every aspect of J2ME Polish in-depth, including installing, using, and extending * Includes hands-on tutorials that encourage the reader to apply their acquired knowledge
1st and only wireless/mobile Java book that covers the Java-based multimedia API for cell phones and other mobile devices. Real world examples using real cell phone that’s in common use. Author, Vikram Goyal, is very visible and respected author/expert in the Java community.
Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment and Education is a collection of world-class paper articles addressing the following topics: (1) E-Learning including development of courses and systems for technical and liberal studies programs; online laboratories; intelligent testing using fuzzy logic; evaluation of on line courses in comparison to traditional courses; mediation in virtual environments; and methods for speaker verification. (2) Instruction Technology including internet textbooks; pedagogy-oriented markup languages; graphic design possibilities; open source classroom management software; automatic email response systems; tablet-pcs; personalization using web mining technology; intelligent digital chalkboards; virtual room concepts for cooperative scientific work; and network technologies, management, and architecture. (3) Science and Engineering Research Assessment Methods including assessment of K-12 and university level programs; adaptive assessments; auto assessments; assessment of virtual environments and e-learning. (4) Engineering and Technical Education including cap stone and case study course design; virtual laboratories; bioinformatics; robotics; metallurgy; building information modeling; statistical mechanics; thermodynamics; information technology; occupational stress and stress prevention; web enhanced courses; and promoting engineering careers. (5) Pedagogy including benchmarking; group-learning; active learning; teaching of multiple subjects together; ontology; and knowledge representation. (6) Issues in K-12 Education including 3D virtual learning environment for children; e-learning tools for children; game playing and systems thinking; and tools to learn how to write foreign languages.
The release of MIDP 2.0 and the introduction of the new Mobile Service Architecture (MSA) are generating momentum for the Java ME platform. As more and more Java-enabled mobile devices become available and more service providers become open to third-party development, the demand for customized applications will grow dramatically. Now, there's a practical, realistic guide to building MIDP 2.0/MSA applications that are robust, responsive, maintainable, and fun. Long-time Java ME author Jonathan Knudsen offers real solutions for the complex challenges of coding efficiency, application design, and usability in constrained mobile environments. Experienced Java developers will master MIDP 2.0 and MSA programming through clear, carefully designed examples. Downloadable code is available for both NetBeans Mobility Pack and the Sun Java Wireless Toolkit. Kicking Butt with MIDP and MSA 's wide-ranging content covers: Pushing MIDP's limits, and exploiting MSA's full power Using MIDlets, Forms, commands, core classes, and invocation Building effective mobile user interfaces Designing graphics with the Canvas, the Game API, SVG, and 3D Providing storage and resources: record stores, FileConnection, and PDA PIM Internationalizing mobile applications Networking via WMA, Bluetooth, Web services, and SIP Parsing XML documents Implementing audio and advanced multimedia Securing mobile applications with SATSA and the Payment API Building advanced location-based applications Designing applications for multiple devices Creating end-to-end mobile application architectures
Build several fully functional games as well as a game engine to use for programming cell phone and mobile games with Beginning Mobile Phone Game Programming! The included CD provides the tool, code and graphics necessary to complete all exercises covered in the chapters. Beginning Cell Phone Game Programming demystifies wireless game programming by providing clear, practical lessons using the J2ME Game API. You will learn how to use the most popular mobile programming language, Java, to build compact games that can run on any Java-enabled device, including mobile phones, pagers and handheld computers. You will also learn to add a splash screen, create a demo mode, keep track of high scores, and test, debug, and deploy your games. Topics covered include: How to construct a game engine to drive mobile games. How to use Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) and the Java Game API to get the most performance out of your mobile games. How to implement sprite animation and control interactions among moving sprites. How to play sound effects and music in mobile games. How to take advantage of wireless networks to build mobile multiplayer games. How to design and develop a variety of different games spanning several video games genres.
This comprehensive resource covers J2ME architecture and explains how to build applications and services for cell phones and PDAs with J2ME. You’ll also get details on security, information management, and storage, as well as advanced topics such as Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) and Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC)
Have you thought about building games for your cell phone or other wireless devices? Whether you are a first–time wireless Java developer or an experienced professional, Beginning JavaTM ME Platform brings exciting wireless and mobile Java application development right to your door and device! Beginning JavaTM ME Platform empowers you with the flexibility and power to start building Java applications for your Java–enabled mobile device or cell phone. The book covers sound HTTPS support, user interface API enhancements, the Mobile Media API, the Game API, 3D graphics, Bluetooth, and more. Furthermore, this book is easy to read and includes many practical, hands–on, and ready–to–use code examples.