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Location API for Java ME(JSR 179)
Tools & SDKs Jul 11, 2009
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Location API is an optional package javax.microedition.location that provides access to location based information. JSR 179 specifies a generic API for obtaining location information
 
Location API provides a standard for developers to write mobile location-based applications. Location API gives information about the present physical location of the device. 
 
It can be used with many Java ME profiles. The minimum platform is CLDC and targets are low memory devices. Location API implementation footprint is: ROM budget max. 20 KB RAM budget max. 2 KB 
 
This document introduces you to the Location API for Java ME (JSR 179) API that can be used for developing location-based services.  Sample code snippet demonstrating using location api is provided at the end of this article.

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