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vivi santa

Joined: Feb 02, 2001
Posts: 26
anyone give me idea on how to program palm database? Any good tutorial or articles suggested?
Eric Giguere
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Joined: Oct 25, 2000
Posts: 170
You can't really program Palm databases in Java. Yes, the CLDC reference implementation exposes a Database class that lets you do some rudimentary database manipulation, but it's not complete and it's unsupported. The MIDP has the concept of record stores, which are similar to (and implemented as) Palm databases. To work with Palm databases you need to use a commercial Java implementation like IBM's J9 or Jbed's esmertec which exposes the Palm APIs for you. The best place to learn about those APIs is to look at a book (like mine) or to go to and download the appropriate documentation.
Eric Giguere
author of:
Java 2 Micro Edition : A Professional Developer's Guide
PalmTM Database Programming: The Complete Developer's Guide

Eric Giguere
Author/Co-Author of: Mobile Information Device Profile for Java 2 Micro Edition: Professional Developer's Guide, Java 2 Micro Edition: Professional Developer's Guide and PalmTM Database Programming: The Complete Developer's Guide
I agree. Here's the link:
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