J2ME Acronym Cheat Sheet


Sometimes I think we’ll eventually run out of TLAs (three letter acronyms) in the Java space. Here’s a quick reference for the forgetful..

  • ABB (Audio Building Block)
  • API (Application Programming Interface)
  • BCC (Bluetooth Control Center)
  • BPWD (W3C Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group)
  • CBS (Cell Broadcast Service)
  • CDC (Connect Device Configuration)
  • CLDC (Connected, Limited Device Configuration)
  • CSS (Cascading Style Shee)
  • CSS-MP (Cascading Style Sheet – Mobile Profile)
  • DDC (Default Delivery Context)
  • GCF (Generic Connection Framework)
  • J2ME/JME (Java Micro Edition)
  • JTWI (Java Technology for the Wireless Industry)
  • JMF (Java Media Framework)
  • JSR (Java Specification Request)
  • JVM (Java Virtual Machine)
  • MMAPI (Mobile Media API)
  • OBEX (Object Exchange Protocol)
  • OMA (Open Mobile Alliance)
  • PAN (Personal Area Network)
  • PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)
  • PDAP (PDA Profile)
  • PIM (Personal Information Management)
  • MIDP (Mobile Information Device Profile)
  • MMS (Multimedia Message Service)
  • SMS (Short Message Service)
  • SDD (Service Discovery Database)
  • UAP (User Agent Profile)
  • WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)
  • WCSS (Wireless Cascading Style Sheet)
  • WMA (Wireless Messaging API)
  • WML (Wireless Markup Languge)
  • WTK (The Sun Java Wireless Toolkit/J2ME Wireless Toolkit)
  • XHTML-MP (XHTML Mobile Profile)

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