J2ME Programming/MIDP Device Databases

Becoming aware of the capabilities of MIDP devices is always an adventure. The following information should help you on your quest for this information.

Non Membership, Free AccessEdit

The following device databases can be viewed and downloaded without signing up for a developer membership:test

Membership, FreeEdit

The following developer sites require free membership to view their device database listing of device capabilities:

WURFLEdit

The WURFL project, which compiles a device database of enabled WAP devices, also includes most J2ME MIDP details. The WURFL XML configuration file can be found at:

Be careful, the database is a large download in XML format with a DTD you can use to write scripts to pull the information you need from the devices you are targeting in your development. To view and query this large XML configuration file with the device capabilities, use the legacy MyWURFL desktop swing application:

Performance, BenchmarkEdit

The best performance database of the graphical capabilities is:

ConclusionEdit

By viewing the above device databases and developer sites, you will be able to determine the J2ME device characteristics of the devices.

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Trademark NoticesEdit

J2ME, Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other Trademarks are property of their repsective owners.

Last modified on 28 April 2010, at 04:06