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custom GUI development

Keristufer Blaze
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I'm trying to make a custom GUI for a J2ME application. Does anyone know of any good books or links on this?
Gregg Bolinger
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Moving this to the J2ME forum...

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Jason Fox
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If you are talking about customizing the standard lcdui widgets, most of them are final classes and hence not extendable. In MIDP 2, the CustomItem was introduced, and there's a nice little tutorial over at sun:
If you're talking about painting your own screens in low-level graphics, here's a link you might be interested in:
Truth be told, j2me was not written with ease-of-gui-customization in mind. The lcdui is certainly not swing, its not even AWT.
I agree. Here's the link:
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