18 posts from September 2020
Canonical at OSM Hackfest MR#9
By Alex Chalkias, 28 September 2020
The 12th OSM Hackfest, or OSM mid-release NINE (MR#9) Hackfest, is one for the books and Canonical happily shared the presenter floor with the rest of the...
Stepping Down Gracefully
By Alan Pope, 25 September 2020
The Snap Store has been designed to enable upstream developers and enthusiastic community contributors to publish snaps. As with most Linux packaging...
A ‘Connected’ Bank – The power of data and analytics
By Kris Sharma, 23 September 2020
The next 10 years will redefine banking. What will differentiate top banks from their competitors? Data and derived insights. Banks across the globe have been...
Lenovo expand enterprise desktop range preinstalled with Ubuntu
By nilayshrugged, 23 September 2020
Today, Lenovo announced the expansion of its Linux program to include selected ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs preinstalled with Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS....
NoSQL databases: what is MongoDB and its use cases?
By Kris Sharma, 22 September 2020
Databases like MongoDB, a NoSQL document database, are commonly used in environments where flexibility is required with big, unstructured data with...
The Expandables – snapcraft extensions and the secret code
By Igor Ljubuncic, 18 September 2020
If you’re a snap developer, you know that snap development is terribly easy. Or rather complex and difficult. Depending on your application code and...
Design and Web team summary – 16th September 2020
By Anthony Dillon, 16 September 2020
The web team here at Canonical run two-week iterations. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work from this iteration. Web squad Our Web Squad...
Security corner: snap interface & snap connections
By Igor Ljubuncic, 15 September 2020
One of the defining features of snaps is their strong security. Snaps are designed to run isolated from the underlying system, with granular control and...
An Introduction to Testing Robot Code
By Ted Kern, 14 September 2020
The myriad of different fields that make up robotics makes QA practices difficult to settle on. Field testing is the go-to, since a functioning robot is often...
The State of Robotics – August 2020
By Kyle Fazzari, 12 September 2020
So that’s the summer gone (hopefully, that heat was awful). Or winter if that’s where you are. Seasons change and so does the state of robotics. Fortunately,...
Snap! Collaborate and listen!
By Alan Pope, 10 September 2020
You’d think we would be running out of terrible/great (delete as applicable) 80s songs to try and shoehorn into the titles of these blog posts. Turns out, not...
How Aldo’s passion for artificial intelligence and machine learning led to a role at Canonical
By Canonical, 10 September 2020
Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, but who are the people behind Canonical? This blog is the second in a series getting to know some of the different...