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Join our BOF! | Embedded Linux Conference Portland + OpenIoT Summit (Feb 21st to 23rd)

19th Feb 2017

We will be hosting a BOF at ELC Portland + OpenIoT Summit on Tuesday evening, February 21st. If you are there, please join us!. We are also a sponsor and will have a booth, so please stop by to chat with us.

The Mender team is planning an announcement in the coming weeks that should be very exciting for the embedded Linux community, so stay tuned!

In the meantime, you can view this brief 2 ...

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New iteration of Mender available!

28th Dec 2016

We are happy to announce a new iteration of Mender, our over-the-air software updater for embedded Linux devices. It is available for testing, both client- and server-side. And it is all open source under the Apache License, Version 2.0!

As we still have a few more features to implement before we mark Mender production-ready, this iteration does not have an official version number. It is deliver...

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Porting Mender to a non-Yocto build system

29th Nov 2016

NOTE: We have a more up to date version of this guide on Mender Hub. As Mender is an evolving project, some blog posts like this will inevitably become out of date.

Today we take a look at what is needed if we want to port Mender to a non-Yocto build system. Yocto does a lot of stuff behind the curtains that is supposed to make it easier to integrate Mender, so that users can focus on the...

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Why did we choose Golang over C?

15th Nov 2016

There were many tradeoffs we considered as we began this project. We were aware that a healthy portion of our potential users were C programmers. However, we chose Golang over C for both our management server and client as we felt that Golang would best benefit the embedded Linux community due to the following:

Golang has more core language features and libraries that allows much faster developm... Read the article

Mender management server (test version) released!

10th Oct 2016

We have just released the test version of the Mender management server! While we have had the client-side component out for some time, we have now released a version of the management server. You can now use it to deploy software updates (images) to the client, either a virtual one or a physical device. We encourage you to try it and would very much appreciate any and all feedback:

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