Re: generics not supported

Tom Anderson <>
Sat, 5 Dec 2009 10:21:55 +0000
On Fri, 4 Dec 2009, Jim Janney wrote:

Tom Anderson <> writes:

On Fri, 4 Dec 2009, Alexander Sch?lling wrote:

the error message does not state that Vector is no allowed,
Vector<String> is what triggered the error. Use

Vector v=new Vector();

instead and do the appropriate typecasts/checks when accessing.

Has anyone figured out a way to use generics in J2ME? Something like
using the java 1.5 language, but the J2ME libraries? It all goes via
bytecode, so it should be possible, right? It would be really, really
nice to have generics when doing J2ME development. Or so my friend who
is a J2ME developer tells me.

I have no experience with it (or with J2ME) but here's something that claims to do this.

Okay, that definitely looks interesting. It's a bit weird to have to use
their whole development framework, rather than having a standalone tool
which fits into an arbitrary development process, but hey, if it works!


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