JSR 239 overview

OpenGL® ES is specified as a C API. The JSR 239 specification describes a Java® API that is a thin layer over the C API that is described in the specification.

You can use the APIs that are described in the JSR 239 specification to develop OpenGL ES applications on BlackBerry® devices.

JSR 239 packages

Package

Description

javax.microedition.khronos.egl

provides bindings for EGL 1.0 and 1.1

javax.microedition.khronos.opengles

provides bindings for OpenGL ES 1.0 and 1.1, including core profile extensions and optional profile extensions

java.nio

provides buffer classes that are modeled after those in the java.nio.Buffer package in Java® SE that you can use to store data on the native heap, which is required by some APIs that are described in the JSR 239 specification


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