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Java™ ME Game Programming, Second Edition by Ph.D. Martin J. Wells, Ph.D. John P. Flynt

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Installing and Setting Up the MIDP

If you have not already done so, begin by creating a directory for your downloads from Sun. Here’s an example of a download directory path:

C:\downloads

As is indicated earlier in Table 4.1, to reach the Sun site for the MIDP, you can access this link: http://java.sun.com/javame/index.jsp.

Figure 4.3 provides a screenshot of the Sun page for the MIDP 2.0 software. The Windows version is clicked. Sun asks you to register as a developer and also to accept its license agreements. After you have completed these activities, click the version of the MIDP 2.0 you want to download. As shown in Figure 4.3, this is listed in the download page as

midp-2_0-src-windows-i686.zip
Figure 4.3. For version 2.0, register and ...

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