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Making the List look Cool

 
Deepan Devadasan
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Hi Folks...

The conventional List in J2ME is not so cool looking....

Does anyone know about any available (except j2mepolish-which doesnt compile correctly) libraries...

How about any Nokia API - as i am solely targeting a Nokia Phone...

please advice me on this dilemma...


Thanks in advance....
 
Rashid Mayes
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You can have a look at http://www.tricastmedia.com/v1/twuik.php

It looks promising. I am not sure about the pricing.

You can also use the low level graphics API to create your own. Once you model the scrolling behavior, everything else will fall into place.
 
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today only i was able to find about it...
it is going to be costly i suppose... but looks really cool..

if there is something like kAWT, that is there for the Palms...it will be awesome....

With the low level Canvas/GameCanvas, i am wondering about how to put say menuitems that can clicked on with the keys....

Can we use something like collision detection for this....

thanks in advance
 
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When using the low level graphics API you can capture the keys events. When the user select FIRE you can process a selection event. You will need to build login for 'focus' and 'selected' widget states.

http://java.sun.com has example for building UIs with the low level API. In addition there are some really good examples around the web.

I use a standard list component (widget) to create custom UIS. Here are some examples using a single codebase.

List of folder components:

http://mobox.cliqcafe.com/files/1439/rim-5.jpg

List of checkbox and link widgets

http://mobox.cliqcafe.com/files/1438/rim-4.jpg

List of text lines

http://worlddeveloper.org/files/2379/Screenshot0608.jpg


Other examples

http://worlddeveloper.org/files/2388/Screenshot0519.jpg
http://worlddeveloper.org/files/2851/Untitled-5.jpg
http://worlddeveloper.org/files/1876/Screenshot0222.jpg
http://worlddeveloper.org/files/2854/Untitled-2.jpg
 
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