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Wireless Markup Language (WML) is an XML-defined markup language for creating and serving up wireless-friendly information and applications for WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) enabled devices and browsers.
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- Introducing WML and WMLScript
- Transforming RSS into HTML and WAP I
- From our XML expert, Michael Classen. See also Part II of this mini-series.
- WAP: The Web for Cellphones and PDAs
- Introduction and examples for WAP and WML.
- WebReference WAP/WML Feeds
- For those of you with WAP devices, our own WebRef headlines are available in a WAP/WML compatible format.
Other Tutorials and References
- WAP Forum
- First stop for WAP/WML developers. The Wireless Application Protocol Forum provides resource information for developing standards in wireless data communication. Home of the many WML and WAP specifications.
- The Wireless FAQ
- Large, well-organized FAQ covering all aspects of using, implementing and serving WAP/WML. Formerly known as "The Independent WAP/WML FAQ" and based on information from the WML and WMLScript programmers group.
- Building WAP Services
- Tutorial on using XML/XSL and ASP to generate WML decks for WAP applications.
- Introduction to WML
- From the Wireless Developer's Network. Comprehensive introduction to the syntax and abilities of WML. Also featured is an introduction to client side logic using WMLScript.
- WML Tag Reference
- Also from the Wireless Developer's Network. A WMLScript Language Reference is also available.
- WML Tag Reference
- This one's from W3Schools.com.
- WAP-UK's WML Tutorial
- An introductory tutorial with sample code, screen shots and detailed explanation. Site also features WAP/WML developer's links and toolkits.
- WML Programming Group
- Discussion forum and mailing list for WML and WMLScript programmers.
- Dynamic HTML Conversion to WML
- Froum Sourceforge. C++ library/API.
- Intava Gravity
- Development platform with multi-device simulator for WAP, PocketPC, and Palm OS platforms.
- The Klondike line offers WAP Browsers for Windows and the WAP Microbrowser Engine for OEMs.
- Nokia Mobile Browser
- Dual mode (XHTML/WAP1.x) browser in source code form for OEMs.
- Nokia Mobile Internet Toolkit
- PC-based WML testing and simulation platform.
- Nokia Plug-ins
- More from Nokia. WML sim plug-ins for both Adobe GoLive and Macromedia Dreamweaver (registration required).
- TRANSWAP is an Web-based application that translates existing an Web page into a WAP compatible-page.
- WAP browser for Windows platforms, including PocketPC. ActiveX SDK also available.
- Wireless Internet Resources Channel
- internet.com's Wireless Internet channel contains multiple sites focused on the harware and software of the wireless Internet, including allNetDevices, PDA Street, and ThinkMobile.com.
- The Wireless Developer Network: WAP
- Multiple WAP and WML related tutorials can be found here in addition to the aforementioned WML Tag and WMLScript Language References.
- WAP/WML Tutorials
- Large collection of tutorials, references, book reviews, etc. from W3Schools.com.
- XHTML/WML Forum
- Nokia focused developer forum. Includes a WML Discussion forum.
- Open Directory
- The Computers: Mobile Computing: Wireless Data: WAP category from the Open Directory.
- The Wireless FAQ: Links
- Links from the FAQ.
- A search engine and directory designed to search and index content suitable for hand held devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and other devices with limited display capabilities.
Revised: May 31, 2002