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A MIDlet is a Java program for embedded devices, more specifically the J2ME virtual machine. Generally, these are games and applications that run on a cell phone.

MIDlets will (should) run on any device that implements J2ME Mobile Information Device Profile. Like all Java programs, MIDlets are "compile once, run anywhere". To write a MIDlet, you can get Sun's Wireless Toolkit from the Java website, available on several platforms and free as in beer.

Hints for writing MIDlets: