Re: Final project in java course,need some help.

John Ersatznom <j.ersatz@nowhere.invalid>
Mon, 08 Jan 2007 05:29:16 -0500
Daniel Pitts wrote: wrote:

I am taking a course in java programming as part of my B.Sc in computer
And for the final project i need to create a sockets based multithreads
I would like to create a streaming media server and a j2me client
running on mobile devices,
The media should be sent using the UDP protocol.
Since i need to focus on the communication side
I am looking for a package which can break video file into frames which
can be sent
as UDP packets

Thanks in advance.

Look into JMF.
Java Media Framework.

The course assignment might have restrictions on use of third-party
libraries. After all, with the right third party libraries a LOT of
assignments of this nature may reduce to a trivial

public static void main (String [] args) {
    Foo foo = new Foo();;

Mind you, creating a client *and* a server probably requires at least
two of the above, no matter what library you use...:)

(Remember that it's possible, using the *core Java libraries only*, to
make a very crude but semifunctional Web browser in a handful of lines
of code, most of which call into Swing and instantiate a window with an
HTML-rendering text pane class buried somewhere in javax.*...yes, a Web
browser! I wouldn't be surprised if J2EE adds the capability for a
three-liner to be a basic but functional HTTP server. If JMF is at all
comparably-capable for media services, it isn't hard to extrapolate.)

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