Information Module Profile

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IMP stands for the Information Module Profile. It is a specification put out by Sun Microsystems for the use of Java on embedded devices with very limited displays. It is a subset of the Mobile Information Device Profile.

IMP is part of the Java ME framework.

Typical Requirements[edit]

  • 128 kilobytes for the Java platform
  • 8 kilobytes for persistent data
  • 32 kilobytes for the Java runtime

Noteworthy Limitations[edit]

  • No API for displays

General APIs[edit]

The core APIs are defined by the underlying Configuration CLDC.

javax.microedition.io[edit]

Contains the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition specific classes used for I/O operations.

javax.microedition.rms[edit]

Provides a form of persistent storage for Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition.

javax.microedition.midlet[edit]

Contains the base classes for Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition applications.

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