WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) provides a universal, open standard for bringing Internet content and advanced services to mobile phones and other wireless devices. Designed from the start to take account of the limitations of today's devices - small screen, low power and low bandwidth - WAP is the platform for the new generation of media phones. Professional WAP gives a broad overview of WAP and associated technologies. It covers the WAP architecture and protocols, what WAP tools and servers are available for developers today, and how to get started in WAP development. From an introduction to WML and WML Script, the book moves on to practical examples that show you how to leverage existing technologies to make content and services available over WAP More advanced topics include m-commerce, security, and integration of telephony with Internet services using WTA. Who is this book for ? The book is principally aimed at web developers who are experienced in HTML, scripting, probably some server-side technology, and who now need to find out how to apply their skills in the WAP world. It will also appeal to project managers, application architects, and other professionals who want to gain an understanding of WAP technologies and how their businesses could benefit from them. What does this book cover ? WAP architecture and protocol stack. WML and WML Script. Generating WAP content with ASP, JSP and ColdFusion. Using XML and XSLT for data-centric sites serving multiple client types. Integrating e-mail into WAP applications. WAP security a WAP 1*2 features including push and WTA.