This tutorial guides you through the basic steps of using NetBeans IDE to create a Under click Screen to show the Screen Designer window. The purpose of this tutorial is to present the basic elements needed for mobile Java applications (MIDlets) development. The notions described. MIDlet Class Tutorial. What is a MIDlet? In a nutshell, Java ME programs are MIDlets. A MIDlet is an application suite designed to live out its lifecycle within the .

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The tutorial takes you through some of the basic steps of working with the project system.

Java ME MIDP Development Quick Start Guide

The emulator bundled with the IDE varies depending on which operating system installer is downloaded. Using the VMD gives you the ability to visually plan out the flow of the application and design the screens the application uses. The designer automatically creates the code for the application as changes are saved on the design canvas.

For a complete description of the available palette components, please refer to the Visual Mobile Designer Palette Reference.


MIDlet « J2ME « Java Tutorial

You can specify the emulator to run the MIDlet on by right-clicking the project node and selecting Run With. Creating code in the Source Code Editor gives you more flexibility when editing the code, and enables you to insert preprocessor code blocks.

The Windows distribution of NetBeans 6. Under Categories, select Java ME.

C H A P T E R 4 – Creating a MIDlet and MIDlet Suite

Under Projects, select Mobile Application and click Next. Enter MyHello in the Project Name field. Use the default Project Location, or change it to the directory you prefer on your system. Select the default as the emulator platform and use the remaining defaults.

The project folder contains all of your sources and project metadata, such as the project Ant script. Click the Hello World! In the Properties window click the Hello World!

In this example we typed Make my day. The Screen view displays a preview of the text you enter in the Text field.

Follow the progress of the project compilation in the Output window. Note that the HelloMIDlet. A device emulator opens to display the results of the executed MIDlet.


The device emulator launches the MIDlet and displays the text you entered in the source code. Click on the button below Exit to close the MIDlet. Then click on the midpet in the upper right corner of the device to close the emulator window.

Specify the Project Location that is different from the one you specified for the MyHello project created earlier. Select the default emulator platform and use the remaining defaults. Tutprial exitCommand; Add a line initialize ; to the startApp method, so it looks like the following: For example, “Make My Day.

A device emulator opens to display the results of the executed MIDlet and displays the text you entered in the source code. Send Feedback on This Tutorial.

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