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30 posts from August 2016

Use any app from your Ubuntu Phone or Desktop

By Amrisha Prashar, 4 August 2016

You can now install any Ubuntu desktop app to use on your Ubuntu phone or tablet when a mouse and keyboard are connected. We have introduced a smart new solution to allow access to the many more desktop applications residing in the Ubuntu…

10 Desktop Snaps written in July

By Didier Roche, 4 August 2016

More and more snaps are being created monthly! For those that may not know, Snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it many advantages over the more traditional package formats such as .deb, .rpm, and…

Cloud Chatter: August 2016

By Canonical, 3 August 2016

Welcome to the latest issue of Cloud Chatter. This month, don’t miss: An overview of our widely applauded universal “snap” packages launch A fantastic free trial offer for using Ubuntu on POWER8 with IBM’s Softlayer A story about a…

The App Design Guides go live (bit by bit)

By Stephanie, 2 August 2016

The App Design Guides have a new design and content refresh to better communicate the new convergent UI toolkit, and visualise best practice for designers and developer wishing to build an app or scope on Ubuntu. We will be posting these…

Best converged apps

By Amrisha Prashar, 2 August 2016

In June we hosted a competition that asked developers – how well their app converges across devices? We were looking out for apps that beautifully converged across Phone, Tablet and Desktop using our SDK AdaptivePageLayout component.…

July’s reading list

By Inayaili de León Persson, 1 August 2016

Here are the best links shared by the design team during the month of July: 9 tips to help you rock your first (or next) conference presentation Notes from the road The Superbook: Turn your smartphone into a laptop for $99 Sega vs Nintendo…