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LWUIT 1.1 for Java ME Developers by Biswajit Sarkar

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Authoring transitions

One of the great things about LWUIT, as we well know, is that it supports a good deal of customization. So, if you want a transition that is not available in the transition classes that come with the library, then you can easily write your own. In this section, we develop a transition to demonstrate the basic techniques for creating custom transitions.

Our transition is called BlindsTransition. As its name suggests, it makes the destination screen move into position through a series of gradually widening strips, much like closing blinds. The individual blinds are vertical and the closing progresses from left to right. While the transition is in progress, the menu bar remains on the screen and is affected by the transition. ...

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