Debian operating system and software platform for your Raspberry Pi
You must decide how to start out and which operating system and software platform to build your IoT product on. A key consideration will be to start with some version of Debian (Raspberry Pi OS or Raspbian) or go straight for a custom Linux distribution such as Yocto or Buildroot?Debian on a Raspberry Pi
Bear in mind, if you start with a version of Debian for your Raspberry Pi then this come...Read the article
Beaglebone vs Raspberry Pi - Choosing the Right SBC
Both the BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi family of boards provide solid, affordable single board computer options for your embedded systems project. If you want to add robust and secure OTA system updates to your devices then Mender.io will support both.
Which board to select for your project?
Which board you select may boil down to a few factors such as your level of reliance on community...Read the article
Easily update all of your device software
Mender 2.3 made a giant leap simplifying software updates for the top three use cases: System, application and configuration updates. We’ve made it easier to update these key use cases in OS environments that are most popular such as Ubuntu, Debian and Raspbian. The overall results: 47% fewer steps and 56% less time from setup to first deployment. Here’s how:Read the article
IoT Development: Going from prototyping to production with embedded Linux
With the advent of IoT and the proliferation of connected embedded devices across a variety of industry verticals, a large share of devices in development are based on Linux of one form or another due to their prevalence of low-cost boards with ready-made Linux distributions. Easily and cheaply acquiring hardware, building custom code, connecting the devices to other peripherals and the internet a...Read the article
Get started easily: New onboarding in Hosted Mender
An easier way to get started with over-the-air updates has been released to Hosted Mender!
The new onboarding tutorial will take you through installing Mender and deploying a demo application on your existing device and OS, which should take less than 10 minutes.
After this you will be guided through creating your own update and deploying this to your device as well.
Thanks to the Mend...Read the article