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How the android development platform is different then iPhone,j2me,BlackBerry..etc

 
abhishek trivedi
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i have already worked on iPhone ,j2me, BlackBerry platforms for developing wireless applications ...all platforms are different and contains there own qualities...
like while developing iPhone application we get help of Interface Builder to create application..which saves our lots of time ,and ready made GUI contains in iPhone sdk is also very attractive ...briefly it is easy to develop ..Time taken to create a application also is very less.....it means with iphone we can rapidly create our applications ,, but at the same time it is restricted to use only objective-C properly,,for using other languages for develop ,we have to do some stuffs.....and even application created ,will not be very much object oriented..

now with BlackBerrry/j2me application...we have to hard code every thing ,,even to create a simple buttonField ,we have to do lot of stuffs ..means no drag & drop facility is there ....it takes time to develop a j2me/blackBerry application ,then iPhone...
but security and robustness is good in j2me/blackberry application....

now my question is where Android fits.Because if Android wants to compete with other existing platforms it has to provide all the strengths of each platforms plus its unique features ......
 
Raja Pal
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Hi Abhishek, not too sure about blackberry development/skins environment, but when you use the J2ME platform you can try using netbeans 6.XX which has excellent support for what you just asked. Design of the interface is easy and graphical too.
 
Michael Rivera
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Yes i understand the things you said about j2me / BB and for the iPhone, Android got some strengths and weaknesses coming from BB / J2ME, but ANdroid is much better for me to be developed cause it is your choice to decouple UI from Logic, for the iPhone i have never code in that, but i never have an idea that it has something like a GUI builder , anyway Android has this Droiddraw in which it can be like a GUI builder , but unfortunately it is still not fully compatible to all the Views /Widgets available in the SDK i hope they will put that on work, and ADT maybe doing some INterface builder like the Droiddraw!

so the point is the weakness of these 3 platforms are being lessen by the Android platform!
 
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