Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition

Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition

(language, programming)
(J2ME) Sun's Java platform for consumer devices.

J2ME defines Configurations and Profiles for different classes of small memory device, from smart cards to pagers to set-top boxes. It can run on various Java virtual machines including KVM.

Related products include PersonalJava and EmbeddedJava.

See also the Standard edition J2SE and the Enterprise edition J2EE.

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