Although configurations are at the heart of Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME), it's the profiles that are of real interest.
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At the core of Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) are the specifications that define the minimal feature set of a complete Java runtime environment. J2ME currently defines two configurations. In this article you will learn about the first of these, the Connected Limited Device Configuration, or CLDC for short.
At the heart of Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) are three core concepts: configurations, profiles, and optional packages.
Java is now known primarily as a server-side programming environment; however, it was originally promoted as a programming language for consumer appliances. Now Java is returning to its roots with Java 2 Micro Edition, or J2ME for short. In this first article of a series on J2ME programming, you learn what J2ME is.