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Rob Levo
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Is this new or has MIDP been available for PalmOS for a while, I do not remember seeing it on the Sun site.
William Brogden
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Actually there have been experimental KVMs for Palm for quite a while, but the final version just came out in October - I guess they had to wait for the CLDC and MID Profile specifications to settle down.
Rob Levo
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Thanks Bill.
Would you now use MIDP for Palm or something that gives direct access to Palm native functions like IBM Visual Age Micro Edition. I am concerned about performance with MIDP.
Rob Levo
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Any thoughts on whether MIDP is now OK for Palm regarding performance, and functionality.
dan moore
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do you know off the top of your head if it has full serial support?
thanks in advance,

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a glover

Joined: Aug 14, 2001
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MIDP for Palm does NOT offer serial support. As for performance, I haven't seen any benchmarks, but from the applications I have built using the beta edition and now the 1.0 edition (just came out), I can't complain as the environment is extremely limited.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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