design guidelines, etc for J2ME?

20 Mar 2007 - 11:38pm
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Soo Basu
2005

Hi
I'm designing a J2ME application for mobile phones. Can anyone point me to
usability guidelines, design methods, "best practices" etc...?
Can I give a better UX with J2ME than with WAP?
Best,
Soo

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"The details are not the details. They make the design' - Charles Eames
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Sunandini Basu
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Comments

22 Mar 2007 - 4:33pm
Morten Hjerde
2007

Hi
You can absolutely build a much better user interface with J2ME than with
WAP or XHTML. If the result is a better UX depends mainly on deployment and
whether your app is standalone or connected to a server. Are your users able
to install and run the application without operator related problems? In
some countries this seems to be a problem.

You can find quite a bit of information over at Nokia <
http://www.forum.nokia.com/>. Check out the Usability section. There are UI
style guides for all the Nokia software plattforms, tips, tricks, etc.

Morten

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