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Motorola wap dropdown list (<select>) + Motorola ADK

OK, Motorola’s wap / xhtml browser on their phones has a few issues. (Scrolling issue I pointed out)

The Problem

I noticed that dropdown boxes (<select> html elements with <option>’s) on Motorola phones were being shown as a list, instead of as the usual dropdown list that we are used to.

Normal dropdown box html How a dropdown box should look like
<option value="CellC">CellC</option>
<option value="MTN">MTN</option>
<option value="Vodacom4me">Vodacom</option>
<option value="Virgin">Virgin Mobile</option>

Motorola shows it “wrongly” like this instead:

Which does waste a lot of space on the limited screen size of a mobile cellphone.

The Solution

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writing cellphone mobile programs (j2me)

And so, I added some content to the j2me tutorial page.

Someone needed help with this topic, which pushed me to write up something on writing mobile phone programs.
I mean, if you help one person why not make the information available for everyone? That will save the next person from going through all the same unnecessary gripes.

It’s always like that. No-one will create something that has a zero demand.

Anyway, back to the reason for this page – cellphone development.

Most cellphones use a mini java VM mostly referred to as the J2ME. So, you need to write the game or application in the Java language basically.

The tools available are neat – read more on the page ::