Gear Java Mobile Framework / News: Recent posts

Game Over

It's sad to say, but digitalapes does not exist anymore, all our web development and mobile software development activities will be discontinued.

We are looking for someone willing to continue the development of Gear, if you are interested please mail me at <a href=""></a>.
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see you soon!

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2009-10-02

New release !!

Finally this version came to life and now it's available for pubblic download.
Stay tuned for further updates next days, we'll give you plenty of tutorials via The Apes Corner blog ( about new features like in-device debug console and transition animations.

Posted by Ste 2009-01-28

1000 lemmings can't be wrong

Gear reached 1000 downloads, thanks for your great feedback!

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2008-11-25

New version of GEAR to be released soon

A new release for Gear JMF is imminent. The upcoming version will fix some memory usage issues and in general give an overall performance boost to Gear powered Midlets. Other features will include a Splash Screen integration, a Debug console system and other minor fixes to some Widgets.
Stay tuned for the official release (due in some days) or take a peek now by dowloading the latest version committed to SubVersion.

Posted by Ste 2008-11-25

Gear 1.1.0 released

New release with touch screen support and optimized memory usage

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2008-09-18

Touch screen now supported!

Gear widgets system now supports touch screen enabled device.
Support is now available only in the development release and will be included in the next stable release (1.1).
You can take a look and try the new feature by downloading the last source code version from Gear's subversion.

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2008-09-16

New version of Gear is out

The first stable (1.0.0) release of Gear Java Mobile Framework is out.

This is a list of new features added form version 0.9.0:
* Added transitions support (see gear.widgets.transition)
* Added new text wrapping options (crop and wrap)
* Added new image handling functions (improved resize, balck and white, blur)
* Added CommonCommands class to provide commonly used Commands and save memory space
* Added Categories to event handling, now an host can receive selectively the events by registering to particular event categories
* Added popup displaying function
* Added support for screen rotation
* Solved bluetooth GPS connection bug
* Solved text wrapping bugs... read more

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2008-09-04

First Gear public release is out!

The first public release of Gear Java Mobile Framework is out.
Gear is a full blown open source framework aimed to provide a consistent infrastructure for Java Mobile developers, it provides a powerful set of tools to rapidly develop truly device independent J2ME applications.
Get more informations from

Posted by Paolo Burelli 2008-07-21

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