Java News from Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Sun has released the finished version of JSR 211, Content Handler API for J2ME. This brings to J23mE some of the vision of content handlers that was hyped in the early days of java, but never really surfaced. In this incarnation it lets developers register Java applications to handle particular MIME types, invoke Java applications via a URL, and invoke native applications from Java programs and vice versa.

Sun has posted the final versions of four Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) specifications. These are

Version 1.1 updates the various device profiles to Java 1.4.