Mobile Application Development
With increasingly growing popularity of mobile phones, smart phones, PDA & mobile application development entered into it’s millennium. With such uprise in technology, there appeared a new outreach of Java language – Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition, or J2ME. J2ME provides a complete, flexible environment for applications running on handheld devices, such as smart phones and PDAs. J2ME brings the power and advantages of Java technology to handheld and embedded devices. J2ME encompasses an extended support network, constantly increasing number of developers, and integrated applications which do not differ from desktop applications in user-friendliness.
J2ME-based applications are capable of meeting the requirements of all specific features of supported devices thus allowing to reveal the full capacity of a device utilized. Eventually, J2ME currently became the standard for mobile application development – with plenty of software engineers, vendors and marketers dedicated to it. Though J2ME developers are not so numerous as software engineers for desktop applications, but lots of software development companies offer full J2ME application development packages. Moreover, they provide not only high-quality development standards but also very competitive rates.
When attached to a high-performance operating system, J2ME can fully reveal its potential. Symbian has been a leader in the mobile operating system game during some time. Symbian is a software licensing company. It was established as a private company in June 1998, Symbian is dedicated to mobile application development. Symbian headquarters is located in the United Kingdom, however it employs over 1000 people in its offices around the world. In the first quarter of year 2005, were manufactured 14.5 million devices with Symbian OS on board adding to 39 million of Symbian-based phones world wide. Symbian markets as “Mobile Operating System,” and it has some point considering the above numbers.
In conclusion, mobile application development concentrates on two aspects – programming language, and operational environment. J2ME, is a pacemaker in the mobile application game. Symbian is an operating system (environment) for mobile applications. While searching for mobile application development, it is of great importance to correlate these two points and only then find the development company which will perfectly fit your needs and requirements.