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First alpha version of Mender C++ client released

30th Jun 2023

We have reached the first milestone of the Mender client rewrite to C++: the first alpha version is now available! There are still a lot of features missing, but here are the ones that should be working:

Standalone mode (command line client) Update Modules Root filesystem updates (provided by a rootfs-image Update Module) Installing, committing, and rolling back

One notable omissio...

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Mender OTA on the ESP32, Part 2

30th May 2023
In the second of a two-part blog series, Josef Holzmayr, Head of Developer Relations, examines how community member Joël Guittet developed an integration for Mender with an ESP32 microcontroller (MCU) and Espressif.

The first blog in this ESP32 series, covered the desire of Joël Guittet, development engineer for MCUs at Witekio, to get secure and robust over-the-air (OTA) updates for the ES...

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Over-the-air (OTA) integration: Variscite VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI and Yocto Kirkstone

23rd May 2023

The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI offers the latest video and audio experience, combining state-of-the-art media-specific features with high-performance processing optimized for the lowest power consumption. The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI perfectly fits various embedded products, including the growing market of connected, portable devices and segments for connected streaming audio and video devices, scanning and ima...

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Using the Mender API: The Basics of the Management API

11th Jan 2023

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Customer engineer Alan Martinovic explores the basics of using the Mender API - specifically the management API

Mender was designed with easy integration into CI CD pipelines and fleet management workflows in mind and this is also reflected in our open core business offering and in our open source offering. Open REST APIs are the practical manif...

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Mender OTA integrated with Toradex Verdin iMX8M Plus SOM and Yocto

3rd Jan 2023

The embedded engineering experts at Mender’s partner Konsulko have completed a reference integration project: it ports Mender to the Toradex Verdin iMX8M Plus SoM and the exact steps to build images for it and the Dahlia carrier board using the long-term support release of the Yocto Project and the Toradex BSP.

Konsulko software engineer Leon Anavi led the integration project and he pre...

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