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Expert advice needed on Game development using J2ME

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Greetings Java Experts
I will be starting my Game development soon with J2ME and I downloaded J2ME wireless toolkit version 2.1 from sun and now the below shown is what I am supposed to do  
draw one external circle which determines the limit and one internal
which determines the wall,
the bricks have not to drawn independantly,
we can have two versions:
each time the ball hits the wall one parcell disappears
each time the ball hits the wall one parcell appears

the parcell or brick width and thickness can be changed as an option


and cud you pls let me know what are the steps involved in building such J2ME
application

Regards
Ronan
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by:TimYates
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this sounds like homework...?
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by:ronan_40060
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Hello Tim
I finished my Masters degree few months be4 :) I got a project to work on developing games for mobiles .
Previouly I was mainly working with  Perl , Oracle , XML
now I shifted my focus on J2ME
Well What I want to develop is a shooting game for mobiles using J2ME
I have been ard with J2ME wireless toolkit a bit and I have been going thr the code samples  still confused abt the starting point.
I did work in JSP 4 yrs back and for Mobiles Threading concepts shud be cleared hence revising

what I need to know is how do I proceed in such application a guidelines
thanks in advanced for ur help
Ronan
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http://www.microjava.com/articles/techtalk/midp2_games

Looks like quite a good tutorial :-)
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by:dttri
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 Hello,
  To start working on J2ME game development, you should have a look at MIDlet and Canvas classes from the document. Also, you can search Graphics class to see how to draw primitive graphics and images as your need.
  You can also view a tutorial at Sun.

  Best wishes,
  Tri
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by:dttri
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 Hi,
  This J2ME game programming book is free! Great! I think it helps you a lots:
http://www.jasonlam604.com/books.php

  Tri
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by:ronan_40060
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Hello Venabilii
Sorry for the not been available on Experts-Exchange
I haveb been away did not get time to be on the internet , please excuse me for that
I am going through the solutions provided by all our experts
I will post a reply soon>
Thanks tim, dittri and girionis for your valuable posts
I will post a reply and close the question
thnk you all for your time
regards
ronan
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by:girionis
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Thank you for accpeting, glad I was of help :)
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:-)

Good luck!!

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by:ronan_40060
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Dear Experts

Sorry I have been on vacation as I needed a break to recharge my batteries so there was some delay in posting comments excuse me for that. I have started writing code for the game and I will surly need experts advice from you all and I will put a new question on my code .
Thanks for putting ur valuable time
Best wishes
ronan
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 Hello,
  I'm glad to help, :)

  Tri
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