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Sun Java System Portal Server Mobile Access 6 2005Q1 Developer's Guide 

About This Guide

Sun Java™ System Portal Server Mobile Access (formerly Sun™ ONE Portal Server, Mobile Access) software is an extension to Sun Java System Portal Server (formerly Sun™ ONE Portal Server) software that enables users to access portal services from mobile devices such as cellular phones and PDAs. Mobile Access ships with three mobile applications: Calendar, Address Book, and Mail, all of which can be fully customized by developers.

The three mobile applications are based on JavaServer™ Pages (JSP™) technology, and as such, make extensive use of custom tag libraries that implement their behavior. Each tag library is customizable through a corresponding set of APIs written in the Java™ programming language.

In addition, Mobile Access software contains support for voice accessibility, which allows you to write and use applications that respond directly to voice commands.

This preface includes the following sections:

Who Should Read This Book

This guide is intended for developers who want to:

What You Need to Know

What you need to know will vary with the characteristics of your site. Knowledge of the following is recommended:

In addition, you should have knowledge of basic UNIX� administrative procedures and you should have knowledge of the applications provided to your users; for example, Sun Java™ System Calendar Server 6 (formerly Sun™ ONE Calendar Server).

How This Book Is Organized

This book contains the following chapters and appendixes:

Conventions Used in This Guide

The guide uses certain typographical conventions to represent types of information presented.

Monospaced Font

Monospaced font is used for any text that appears on the computer screen or text that you should type. This font is also used for file names, distinguished names, functions, and examples.

Italicized Font

An italicized font is used to represent text that you enter using information that is unique to your installation (for example, variables). This font is used for server paths and names and account IDs.

Where to Find Related Information

In addition to this guide, this Mobile Access software release provides supplementary information for administrators as well as documentation for developers.

Use the following URL to view all the Portal Server documentation:

Additional documents that are available include:

Where to Find This Guide Online

You can find the Portal Server Mobile Access 6 Developer’s Guide online in PDF and HTML formats. This book can be found at the following URL:

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