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UbuCon Europe: 27th, 28th, 29th of April 2018 in Gijón/Xixón, Spain

By Canonical on 14 December 2017

The next Ubucon Europe will take place at the Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos in Gijón/Xixón (Asturias, Spain), the 27th, 28th & 29th of April 2018. The Antiguo Instituto was built in 1797 as a centre for scientific and technical…

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Canonical shows EdgeX on ARM

By kzapalowicz on 14 December 2017

Beginning in March, I have been assigned to the Linaro organisation to carry on the work with the LITE (Linaro IoT and Embedded) group by researching design and development of software for ARM-based gateway devices. One of my main focus…

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Announcing snapcraft 2.35

By Sergio Schvezov on 22 November 2017

The snapcraft team is pleased to announce that version 2.35 has been released. Contributions This release saw some excellent contributions from outside the snapcraft core team, and we want to give a shout out to those folks. A team thank…

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Join us at the Ubuntu Enterprise Summit!

By Canonical on 21 November 2017

Bloomberg, Walmart, eBay, Samsung, Dell. Ever wonder how some of the world’s largest enterprises run on Ubuntu? This December, we are hosting our first ever Ubuntu Enterprise Summit to tell you how and help guide your own organisation…

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Introducing the UP² Grove IoT development kit with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 20 November 2017

As computing at the edge grows, so does the need to connect a flurry of IoT devices directly into a device that can do advanced analytics and processing. The whole journey from prototype to production is often bumpy, having to switch from…

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Building a future-proofed IoT consumer device with brand stores

By Sarah Dickinson on 20 November 2017

When building or deploying any IoT device either in remote locations or consumer’s homes, it is now essential for manufacturers to consider and review how their devices can be future-proofed once it leaves their warehouses – such as…

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Orchestrating architectural installations and live shows with snaps

By Sarah Dickinson on 15 November 2017

Dutch manufacturer Visual Productions BV, provides multi-platform software and solid-state hardware lighting control technology for namely the architectural, retail, venue and entertainment lighting industries. Originating from an…

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Discovering snaps with .NET and Microsoft

By Sarah Dickinson on 8 November 2017

.NET Core, run by the .NET Foundation and Microsoft, is a free, cross-platform platform that supports building and running the next generation of web services, microservices and apps. By its very nature, it is an open source platform which…

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Top snaps in October: IntelliJ IDEA, MuseScore and more

By David Callé on 7 November 2017

Hot on the heels of the Ubuntu 17.10 release, the snap store has seen some great additions for musicians with MuseScore, for developers with IntelliJ IDEA, and many more! Let’s have a look at our october selection: 1. MuseScore…

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Launching Fingbox: from idea to distribution in under a year

By Sarah Dickinson on 2 November 2017

If you’re using a network security and scanning tool at home then there is a strong chance you have adopted Fing – the free network scanner for iOS and Android with over 25 million downloads. Following the success of their app, the…

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Using snaps to advance robotics development

By Sarah Dickinson on 30 October 2017

Robotics development has seen great expansion in recent years. Some roboticists strongly believe that this expansion is not only due to the rise of inexpensive sensors and actuators but also to the new software trends enabling code sharing…

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Heroku as a snap: talking security, Snapcraft & daily updates

By Sarah Dickinson on 4 October 2017

Created 10 years ago and now owned by Salesforce, Heroku is a hosted cloud platform as a service (PaaS) which makes it easy for developers to run apps and services at scale. Heroku’s focus is on the developer experience and productivity.…