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MIDlet applications

The MIDlet application model is part of the MIDP specification. The main class of a MIDlet always extends the MIDlet class and it must use methods for startApp(), pauseApp(), and destroyApp().



  • Applications are portable to other devices that also support the MIDP specification.
  • Applications can use only the user interface APIs that exist in the javax.microedition.lcdui library.
  • The model assumes that all application processes terminate when the application closes.
  • Applications cannot start automatically in the background when the device turns on.


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