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How to work with Python applications and modules in Yocto

Python is one of the most popular programming languages used today and it has been around for more than 2 decades. It is commonly used in the development of applications for IoT and especially in the early stages of product development while developers might still be evaluating projects. The reason for its popularity is because Python is easy and quick to develop, for example the logic is closer...

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How to do delta (differential) updates with Mender

Using binary deltas for applying updates is a more efficient mechanism for updating software over-the-air (OTA) which enables faster downloads and bandwidth cost saving for metered networks. When using cellular (e.g. 4G/LTE) or other bandwidth constrained networks, the impact is even greater. With the recently announced commercial editions, Mender offers the ability to generate and only deploy t...

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Mender 2.2 beta: Yocto warrior and Raspberry Pi 4

10th Oct 2019

We are excited to release Mender 2.2 beta!

Mender 2.2 adds new hardware and OS support and contains performance and stability improvements.

The key features of Mender 2.2 beta are covered below, and you can see the detailed items in the Mender 2.2.0 beta release notes.

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Mender Hub User Profile Series – Pierre Jean Texier

As today marks our third user profile in a series of blog posts that reflect our active Mender Hub contributors , we are happy to share about Pierre-Jean Texier. Pierre-Jean is an embedded software architect since 2014 when he started his career in the field of femtosecond lasers. Now, he works in the secure payment field where he designs embedded software for outdoor payment terminals such as...

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Linux IoT development: adjusting from a binary OS to the Yocto Project workflow

In embedded Linux development, there are two approaches when it comes to what operating system to run on your device. Either build your own distribution (with tools such as Yocto/OpenEmbedded-Core, Buildroot etc.) or you use a binary distribution where Debian and derivatives are common.

It is common to start out with a binary distribution. This is a natural approach as this is a familiar enviro...

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