Do the J2ME MIDP APIs support JDBC based database connectivity?

Bill Day

No, not directly.

You may however use HTTP to talk to a proxy (which might be a Java Servlet or JSP, for instance), which in turn may use JDBC to interact with the database. MIDP supports HTTP via HttpConnection, an implementation of the J2ME CLDC Generic Connection framework.

Please refer to the MIDP specification for more information, available from: