—The “Batik Guide” is an application that will make every user feel easier in learning the Batik of Indonesia. The aim of this research is to make the “Batik Guide” application and knowing the eligibility of this application. The research method is Research and Development (R & D) method. Then, the authors simplified this method into 4 steps, those are: (1) Need Assessment, (2) Model design, (3) Implementation, and (4) Validation. This application is made by using Java Micro Edition programming language and MySQL database. The data sampling was taken in Museum Batik Yogyakarta and Batik Tjokrodiningrat. Some features in this application are batik description, batik trader addresses, batik course addresses, the history of batik, and some technique of making batik. The applications were made in 2 languages, Indonesian and English. There are 2 techniques in testing. They are Alfa Testing and Beta Testing. The Alfa Testing were tested to 2 professional multimedia lecturers and the result is 84, 72% and it means this software is very appropriate to be used. The Beta Testing was given to domestic and foreign tourist. From 30 domestic tourists, the eligibility percentage is 92% and it means this software is very appropriate to be used. Then, 3 foreign tourists, said that this application is very helpful in learning Indonesian Batiks and the map is also make them easier to be used as a guidance to buy batik.
—Batik, java, mobile application, tourists.
Tika Novita Sari, Amalia Ima Nurjayanti, and Ratna Wardani are with Engineering Faculty, Yogyakarta State University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Rohmatus Naini is with Faculty of Education, Yogyakarta State University, Indonesia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Tika Novita Sari, Amalia Ima Nur Jayanti, Rohmatus Naini, and Ratna Wardani, "Batik Guide Mobile Application Based Software with Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME)," Journal of Advances in Computer Networks vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 306-310, 2014.