posted by Amjith Ramanujam on Sun 9th Nov 2008 01:37 UTC, submitted by Bartek Teodorczyk
"Each new software platform, including Android, at the beginning is struggling with a small number of the available applications. This is why Google spent $10 million trying to attract developers to their Android Developer Challenge before G1 phone release. Taking advantage of an opportunity to run large number of existing Java ME applications may determine a significant value for the Android platform. This is also occasion for developers to reduce cost preparing mobile software for a smaller number of platforms at the same time. MicroEmulator, which is pure Java implementation of Java ME API's in Java SE, seems to be very well suited for the Android."