How do I Run My JAVA Applications on Symbol Devices?

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Question

How do I Run My JAVA Applications on Symbol Devices?

Facts

No JAVA JVM installed. No Symbol JAVA class packages installed. Class file not in the ClassPath. Unable to run JAVA application on Symbol device. Error NOCLASSFOUNDEXCEPTION is displayed.

Answer

Install JAVA JVM and Symbol JAVA class packages
  1. Install a Symbol pre-approved JAVA JVM, such as Crème, or IBM J9 on your Symbol mobile device.
  2. Download Symbol SMDK v1.1 for JAVA.
  3. Copy symbol.java.arm.cab from C:\Program Files\Symbol Mobility Developer Kit for Java\v1.0\cabs to your handheld device via ActiveSync.  Double click to install the CAB file on the handheld device.
  4. Create a .LNK file and write in the runtime command-line to invoke your java application.  Make sure the JAVA class path is defined correctly in the .LNK file.
J9 example:
"\Program Files\J9\PPRO10\bin\j9.exe" "-jcl:ppro10" "-classpath" "\Temp\symbolclasses.jar” MyProg