Embedded applications are software applications that get loaded onto non-traditional computing devices. The dashboard computer in a new automobile, the touchscreen terminal in an airport terminal kiosk and the remote scanners used in warehouses and retail stores are all examples of modern computing devices that run embedded apps. Learn about the embedded operating systems, platforms and frameworks that can help application developers build embedded software without writing machine code or starting from scratch.
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Mobile application development tutorial
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Feature - The highly centralized enterprise data center is becoming a thing of the past, as organizations must embrace a more distributed model to deal with everything from content management to big data. Here we examine how technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL fit...
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Feature - Enterprise Java developers may be less likely to adopt a cloud platform on the server side than in a mobile development project.