IBM Workplace Client Technology Micro Edition Version 5.7.1: Application Development and Case Study

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 06 June 2005, updated 11 July 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738491071
ISBN-13: 9780738491073
IBM Form #: SG24-6496-00
(432 pages)

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Authors: Juan Rodriguez, Jeffrey Martin, Sidath D. Perera, David Reich, Gianfranco Rutigliano, Guillermo Villavicencio, Joel Wickham


This IBM Redbooks publication covers end-to-end pervasive solutions and provides the implementation guidelines necessary for architects and application developers. Workplace Client Technology Micro Edition (WCTME) is an integrated platform for the extension of existing enterprise applications to server-managed client devices such as desktop and mobile computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other mobile and pervasive devices.

This book provides an implementation of pervasive client functions and their interaction with corresponding servers. It also includes information about the use of tools for development and deployment of an end-to-end pervasive solution, including integration considerations and application scenarios between enterprise pervasive clients, pervasive middleware and corresponding server based applications. You will find information about using tools for implementation of functions that are essential in a pervasive solution for the whole architecture such as fundamentals of programming models, capabilities provided by WCTME tooling and runtime, tooling structure and flow, wizards and code generation, platform configuration and deployment.

A basic knowledge of Java programming, Java technologies and Java open standards such as OSGi is assumed.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Workplace Client Technologies
Chapter 2. The Case Study: ITSO Car Rentals
Chapter 3. Service Management Framework Runtime
Chapter 4. Database
Chapter 5. Messaging
Chapter 6. Web Services
Chapter 7. HTTP services, servlets and Java server pages
Chapter 8. WCTME application configuration for a target platform
Chapter 9. Deploying a WCTME Application
Chapter 10. DB2e synchronization
Chapter 11. Device management
Appendix A. Installing WCTME V5.7.1
Appendix B. Using MIDlet applications to access Web Services
Appendix C. Sample server-side Web Service
Appendix D. Additional materials and how to obtain them

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