Developing JavaCard applet

Branko Majic branko at
Fri May 3 10:32:24 CEST 2013

On Fri, 03 May 2013 10:18:12 +0200
NdK <ndk.clanbo at> wrote:

> > I can volunteer to test it out once you have some workable code - I
> > have a couple of Oberthur cards that are collecting the dust :)  
> How much memory do they have? I think that less than 64K won't be
> enough... But you could start experimenting with "old plain" JCOpenPGP
> (currently on Sourceforge) that we'll be using as a basis.

The ones I got are Oberthur Cosmo V7 64K. I hope that'll be enough -
personally I'm ok if I can even store smaller number of keys on it. No
idea what your estimates are on how big the applet itself will be.

> > What I might be even more interested in is if you could describe
> > the development process you use for working on a JavaCard applet -
> > there's very little resources out there to get people up and
> > running with such exotic topic. The added value would be ability
> > for more people to chip in with contributions :)  
> It's already documented (by Petr Svenda) and there's even a VM: see

Cool link, bookmarked for future use :)

Best regards

Branko Majic
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