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NFC PushRegistry launch and detect example

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Series 40
Created: samuuh (15 Jun 2007)
Last edited: lpvalente (19 Jan 2014)

Warning.pngWarning: This example was created for the NFC implementation provided on Series 40 devices, and may include use of features not yet available for NFC on Symbian devices.

Example of registering and launching MIDlet using NFC push registry and getting event of the tag that launched the MIDlet. Note that push registration can also be done in JAD file.

import javax.microedition.contactless.ContactlessException;
import javax.microedition.contactless.DiscoveryManager;
import javax.microedition.contactless.ndef.NDEFMessage;
import javax.microedition.contactless.ndef.NDEFRecordListener;
import javax.microedition.contactless.ndef.NDEFRecordType;
import javax.microedition.lcdui.Display;
import javax.microedition.lcdui.Form;
import javax.microedition.lcdui.TextField;
import javax.microedition.midlet.MIDlet;
import javax.microedition.midlet.MIDletStateChangeException;
* Example of launching midlet using push registry
* and getting event of the tag that launched the midlet.

public class PushAndDetectExample extends MIDlet implements NDEFRecordListener {
private Form form;
private TextField pushTextField;
private DiscoveryManager dm;
protected void startApp() throws MIDletStateChangeException {
// Create UI
form = new Form("Form");
pushTextField = new TextField("Pushregistration", "", 255,
// Register target to discovery
dm = DiscoveryManager.getInstance();
try {
dm.addNDEFRecordListener(this, new NDEFRecordType(
} catch (ContactlessException e) {
// Catch ContactlessException
try {
// Make list of connections that are already registered
String[] regConns = PushRegistry.listConnections(false);
// Boolean to tell if wanted TargetType is already registered
boolean registered = false;
// Go trough list to see if wanted TargetType is already registered
for (int i = 0; i < regConns.length; i++) {
if (regConns[i]
.equals("ndef:external_rtd?")) {
registered = true;
// If TargetType is not registered - register it
if (!registered) {
// Register this MIDlet to be launched when any tag with right
// TargetType is touched
"", "*");
} else {
// If target was alredy regisered write that on screen
pushTextField.setString("Connection already registered");
} catch (Exception e) {
// In case of exception write message on screen
pushTextField.setString("Exception: " + e.getMessage());
protected void pauseApp() {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
protected void destroyApp(boolean arg0) throws MIDletStateChangeException {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
public void recordDetected(NDEFMessage ndefMessage) {
// Write notification on the form when NDEF message is detected
form.append("Record detected\n");
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