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    What APIs are available for mobile programming?

    I use for years Java ME which is supported from 95% of mobile phones.

    BUT it hasn't rich enough API, specially for GUI, and now I am trying to change to something else.

    The problem is that nothing else is supported 95% of mobile phones.

    There are:
    • Android
    • Symbian
    • Mobile Windows (rejected because of Microsoft)
    • Maemo

    but none of them can run programs of another.

    What is your thought?

    PS: I am hobbyist and what you say can be a decision for what mobile I will buy (my opinion until now: Nokia N900 / Maemo)
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    Nokia has some pretty good new APIs - http://www.forum.nokia.com/Ovi/
    You have to register for the beta program I think,
    but it looks quite interesting.

    Of course this is for Nokia devices only :-)


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