I always felt that learning something new, especially new concepts and workflows usually works best if you see it first-hand and get to do things yourself. If you experience directly how your actions influence the system you're working with, the new connections in your brain form much more quickly. Didier and I talked ...
We are happy to announce the release of the Ubuntu SDK IDE 4.1.0 for the Trusty, Xenial and Yakkety Ubuntu series.
In the Webapps team at Canonical, we are always looking to make sure that web and near-web technologies are available to developers. We want to make everyone's life easier, enable the use of tools that are familiar to web developers and provide an easy path to using them on the Ubuntu platform.
We have support ...
The latest version of snapd, the service powering snaps, has just landed in Ubuntu 16.04, here are some of the highlights of this release.
New commands: buy, find private, disable, revert
A lot of new commands are available, allowing you, for example, to downgrade, disable and buy snaps:
- When logged into a store,
If it hasn't already, snapd 2.0.10 should be making its way to your 16.04 systems. Here is what’s new!
The 2.0.10 release contains a number of improvements and fixes over the 2.0.9 release that was available before. The highlights:
edge) usage has been ...
Integrating desktop applications with snaps has been a little bit challenging in terms of getting them looking and behaving as part of the system. This means following general desktop theming, having global application menu integration, getting the icon caches, getting configuration keys and such. Also, the technologies and toolkits like GTK, Qt, demand a little bit of expertise on ...
Snapcraft 2.12 is here and is making its way to your 16.04 machines today.
This release takes Snapcraft to a whole new level. For example, instead of defining your own project parts, you can now use and share them from a common, open, repository. This feature was already available in previous versions, but ...
A few days ago we have released the first Beta of the Ubuntu SDK IDE using the LXD container solution to build and execute applications.