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Edward Chen
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which one is better for mobile application, WAP or J2ME ? what are it pros and cons ?

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Joachim Rohde
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WAP is comparable to HTML so if we are talking about developing applications J2ME is the way to go.
 
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WAP is a markup language. J2ME is a complete programming environment. J2ME can generate WAP, but since WAP can't do logic, the reverse isn't true.

Plus, WAP was designed for phones with limited display resources. These days, chances are that there's a full-blown web browser in the device (assuming you don't think you need Flash to be "full-blown"). So for markup, you might need HTML, not WAP.
 
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