Tuesday Oct 14, 2014

Java ME Documentation Survey 2014

The Oracle Java ME documentation team has put together a short survey (7 questions) to help us understand better what type of Java ME documentation you are looking for and how we can improve it:


If you're interested in the Java Embedded technologies and eager to start developing applications for various boards, please, do us a great favor by quickly filling in the survey!

Thursday Oct 02, 2014

JavaOne 2014: Best Practices for Efficient Java ME Programming

Today at JavaOne, Andrey Petushkov (Consulting Member of the Technical Staff, Oracle) hosts the session Best Practices for Efficient Java ME Programming.

You will learn how to use various language and VM features to create memory effective applications. Numerous examples demonstrate the real use cases for the new Java ME 8 platform features.

JavaOne 2014: Java ME Platform Fueled by New Tooling Architecture

Today, Sergey Troshin, a staff engineer at Oracle, hosts the session Java ME Platform Fueled by New Tooling Architecture.

This presentation highlights the new tooling architecture that turns a resource-constrained Java ME Embedded system into a developer-friendly and manageable platform. You will learn about various tools, services, and extensions that can be provided atop the architecture.

Wednesday Oct 01, 2014

JavaOne 2014: Java and mbed Make Embedded Real

Today, Andrey Petushkov (Consulting Member of Technical Staff, Oracle) and Bogdan Marinescu Marinescu (Software engineer, ARM) are hosting the session Java and mbed Make Embedded Real. In this session, you learn about the benefits and key features of the platform and how it can be used in the Internet of Things infrastructure. A working application in this session demonstrates how to build an end-to-end solution with the Java ME Embedded platform.

For more information, see the Java ME Embedded documentation portal.

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014

JavaOne 2014: Lambda Expressions in Java ME Embedded

Today at JavaOne, Sergey Troshin, a staff engineer at Oracle, gives a presentation on Lambda Expressions in Java ME Embedded.

Lambda expressions, the most important feature of Java 8, are tightly integrated into the entire Java platform. In this presentation, you learn how lambda expressions can be leveraged in the Java ME embedded.

JavaOne 2014: Java ME 8 Scales from the Desktop to Tiny Embedded

Today, Terrence Barr, a senior technologist and principal product manager for Java ME, will be talking about new Java ME 8 features — such as profile sets and optional APIs, modular services, shared libraries, peripheral device I/O, and more.

From his presentation you can learn how to create hardware-independent and scalable software that delivers embedded intelligence across a variety of embedded use cases.

Find more information about Java ME Embedded 8 at the Java ME documentation portal.

Monday Sep 29, 2014

Java ME Embedded 8.1 Developer Preview on FRDM-K64F is Live!

The Oracle Java ME Embedded 8.1 Developer Preview on FRDM-K64F offers a feature-rich and optimized Java ME 8 runtime in 190 KB RAM, enabling highly functional Java Embedded applications on single-chip micro-controller system.

Find more information about the available features and platform limitations in the Release Notes. Study the Getting Started Guide to try the Developer Preview release on FRDM-K64F in action.

You can also preview an early access version of the Java ME Optimization Techniques Guide, the newly added chapter of the Java ME Embedded Developer's Guide.

Java ME documentation will highly appreciate your responses to the Java ME Documentation Survey. This survey is set specifically to collect readers' feedback and better understand preferences of the developer community.

Wednesday Apr 30, 2014

Java ME 8 is live!

The two-year effort of many teams has resulted in the long-awaited release. Oracle Java ME Embedded 8 is available on OTN.

The main deliverables of Java ME 8 include:

The totally reworked Java ME documentation portal provides developers with the latest versions of the Release Notes and Getting Started Guides.

The Java ME Developer's Guide is intended for developers who want to build Oracle Java ME Embedded software for embedded devices. It also helps application developers port earlier applications to the latest version of the Oracle Java ME Embedded runtime.

See the Java ME SDK Developer's Guide to learn how to develop applications with Oracle Java ME SDK 8 on Windows by using emulators and NetBeans IDE.

Java ME Embedded and SDK documentation and the related API specifications can be found at docs.oracle.com/javame.

Friday Feb 14, 2014

Java ME Embedded 8 Early Access 2

The long awaited second early access release of Oracle Java ME Embedded 8 is available on OTN.

It comes with the following updates and enhancements to the Oracle Java ME Embedded software:

  • Enhanced device controls and improved input/output (IO) for small embedded devices, including a windowed Watchdog timer.
  • Ongoing support for CLDC 8 and Profile MEEP 8
  • Device Access APIs
  • Generic Connection Framework (GCF) API

See the following Reference Platform Release Notes for more information about the new features and platform-specific aspects:

Release Notes for Raspberry Pi

Release Notes for Qualcomm IoE

See the Oracle Java ME Software Development Kit Release Notes to learn how these features can be used to develop Java ME applications with Java ME SDK.

The Java ME documentation team published the Getting Started Guides for all the supported platforms. Ready to try the new features? Check the following documents:

Java ME Embedded and SDK documentation and related API specifications can be found at docs.oracle.com/javame.

Thursday Sep 26, 2013

JavaOne 2013: Pointers to Information Related to Oracle Java Embedded Suite

Two JavaOne talks centered on the Oracle Java Embedded Suite:

For more information on Java Embedded Suite 7.0, see the Developer's Guide and Release Notes.


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