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http vs KSOAP

Parsuram panigrahi
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Joined: Feb 18, 2003
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I deployed an application in an application server. I want to get some of the information on my J2ME device. What is better way of communication between the J2ME client and the server? What are the pro's and con's of http transmission and KSOAP.
a sanjuan
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Joined: Jun 12, 2002
Posts: 164
hello:
ksoap uses http to communite using xml, so it's not really a "versus" thing.
my main problem with using xml for communication in midp devices is sometimes the size of the xml parsers (nanoxml, tinyxml, etc). something to watch out for when your app may be limited to 50 kb on a device.
you might also take a look at kcommand:
http://www.developnet.co.uk/kcommand.htm
 
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