Posted: Jan 1, 2012 4:30pm
If Android is so hot, why has Java ME overtaken it?
Yes, Java Micro Edition, the Java platform designed by Sun Microsystems and acquired by Oracle in 2010. It's used primarily in embedded systems, such as the low-cost feature phones (A.K.A. "dumb" phones) sold by the hundreds of millions to people all over the world who can't afford or don't want a smartphone.
And according to the NetApplications report issued Sunday, it's making a comeback.
On the mobile programming forums I visit, it's always testing and dealing with Android 4.0 that brings the most gripes.
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