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Ilja Smoli
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Hi
newbie question...
java is platform independent tachnology, why java games for phones are designed for particular phone manufacturer?
And is it possible for eg. if i got nokia game, convert it to run on samsung?
 
Lasse Koskela
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The problem is that different phones have different screens and using the screen space to its fullest is important for J2ME games.

An application written using the MIDP form classes are portable between phones that support the same version of the MIDP specification...
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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