Java ME Design Guidelines Reduce Porting, Testing, and Maintenance Costs

by Rob Thornton on  Oct 24, 2006

To help minimize the cost of developing Java ME applications for multiple platforms, Sun and Orange have teamed up to create a set of design guidelines that help developers simplify cross-device development. The goal is to reduce pattern of generating an executable for each device.

Project Orbit: Sun and OpenLaszlo to support J2ME as compile target

by Rob Thornton on  Oct 13, 2006

OpenLaszlo has teamed up with Sun to extend their platform to also compile J2ME apps. The goal of becoming a multi-platform runtime platform was first announced in June, when OpenLaslzo announced Legals, which would provide cross-browser pure DHTML as a compile target in addition to Flash.