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3 December 2021
The development of graphical applications intended for use on IoT devices isn’t trivial. The complexity goes beyond the usual challenges that exist in the classic desktop and server domains. One, the IoT world is much less mature. Two, developers need to take into consideration various edge cases that do not apply to hands-on devices like ...
25 February 2021
What is Mir? Mir is a set of libraries for creating graphical shells for Linux on a range of hardware. This means that there are a number of shells based on Mir and they work on some very different form factors. Mir is what glues together the “shell” experience, the applications and the hardware: Mir ...
24 July 2019
What is Mir, what is Wayland, do I care? Shells for graphical interfaces come in many forms, from digital signage and kiosks that just show a single full screen application; to desktop environments that manage multiple applications, multiple screens and multiple workspaces. Traditionally, shells are built from a number of closely coupled ...