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Programming PDA

Ola Kesh
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Joined: Dec 24, 2002
Posts: 40
I have a project on my hands and that is to programme 3 PDAs to run the same "ordering software", and they should be able to connect to the server to check price list if any changes and to pass the information to the server so that the database will be updated. the PDAs will also connect with 3 other computers (clients) to inform the staffs of any recent order.
I picked up this project because i have the desire to learn J2ME, and wireless programming but i have the following questions:
1) which PDA type or spec should be situable
2) which recommedend book(s) should i use with PDA programming? i already have Wireless Java Programming with Java 2 Micro Edition (2001)(Sams White Book). but i just dont know how up-to-date the book is.
3) 3 PDAs(picking orders), 2computers (checking the progress of orders), 1 server (for the backup of all "orders", and setup of price list for the software), all running diferent sections of software, and connecting to one another wirelessly, does that make scene?


[ April 14, 2007: Message edited by: Ola Kesh ]
Eduardo Marques
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Joined: Feb 19, 2005
Posts: 231
A standard PDA VM is IBM Websphere Micro Environment. See also support for Palm.

The basic specs are CLDC
and MIDP. IBM's micro environment also supports CDC for some devices.

There is also SuperWaba,
but they develop their own specs without adherence to J2ME standards.
[ April 15, 2007: Message edited by: Eduardo Marques ]

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