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Using the ubuntu-app-platform content interface in app snaps

By Guest on 26 January 2017

This is a guest post by Olivier Tilloy, Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Recently the ubuntu-app-platform snap has been made available in the store for…

Internet of Things

tutorials.ubuntu.com goes live!

By didrocks on 20 January 2017

We are really proud to announce that Tutorials Ubuntu went live this week! What are ubuntu tutorials? Ubuntu tutorials are a topic-specific walkthroughs, giving you a very practical experience on a particular domain. They are just like…

Cloud and server

5 Cool things Canonical does with Go

By didrocks on 18 January 2017

We had the recent news that Google’s Go was awarded programming language of 2016 by TIOBE! One of the main reasons for winning is the ease of learning and pragmatic nature. It’s less about theoretical nature and more about hands-on-…

Desktop

10 desktop snaps written in December

By Amrisha Prashar on 5 January 2017

It’s that time of the month! Evan Dandrea put together a selection of top ten snaps written in December. To recap for those of you that may not know, snaps are a new way for developers to package their apps, bringing with it many…

Internet of Things

Christmas-music-carousel-snap

By Didier Roche on 8 December 2016

Ding ding ding! It’s Christmas time, and as part of the festive competition we’re hosting that asks you to build a seasonal snap on your RaspberryPi…we couldn’t help but try out another example of our own. Didier from the…

Internet of Things

Using the ubuntu-app-platform content interface in app snaps

By Guest on 8 December 2016

This is a guest post by Olivier Tilloy, Software Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Recently the ubuntu-app-platform snap has been made available in the store…

Desktop

Mir is not only about Unity8

By Guest on 28 November 2016

This is a guest post by Alan Griffiths, Software engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Mir is a project to support the management applications on the display(s) of…

Internet of Things

How to create snap packages on Qt applications

By Guest on 17 November 2016

This is a guest post by Software engineers Tim Peeters and Timo Jyrinki at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Introduction One of the advantages of snap packages is that…

Internet of Things

Making your snaps available to the store using snapcraft

By Sergio Schvezov on 15 November 2016

Now that Ubuntu Core has been officially released, it might be a good time to get your snaps into the Store! Delivery and Store Concepts So let’s start with a refresher on what we have available on the Store side to manage your snaps.…

Internet of Things

How to use snaps when collecting IoT data with Predix Time Series

By Guest on 9 November 2016

This is a guest post by Ilya Drabenia, a Technical Lead at Altoros. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Snaps, designed by Canonical, are intended for packaging applications and their…

Internet of Things

Snapping Cuberite

By Guest on 27 October 2016

This is a guest post by James Tait, Software Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com I’m a father of two pre-teens, and like many kids their age (and many adults, for…

Internet of Things

The new Ubuntu Core 16 beta image is out!

By didrocks on 7 October 2016

The Snappy team is happy to announce the Feature Freeze of Ubuntu Core 16, which means all the major features planned for the stable series 16 image have landed, and the upcoming weeks will consist exclusively of stabilization and…