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Rust Has Got Existential Types

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Version 1.26 of Rust adds support for existential types, improved match bindings, slice patterns, and some useful syntactic sugar. The Rust compiler has also become faster and supports 128 bit integers.

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Rust 1.25 Moves to LLVM 6

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 02, 2018

Rust 1.25 upgrades its LLVM to LLVM 6, adds support for nested import groups in use statements, custom struct alignment, and library stabilizations. This latest Rust release does not include, though, much awaited features such as impl Trait, stable SIMD support, and 128-bit integers.

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Rust 2018 Will Focus on Productivity, WebAssembly, Embedded, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 16, 2018

The Rust core team has announced the official roadmap for Rust in 2018, which brings productivity to the fore and targets four main domains: Web services, WebAssembly, CLI apps, and embedded devices.

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Raspberry Pi Leaps into 64-bit Computing with Model 3

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 29, 2016

Today, the Raspberry Pi foundation launched their Model 3, with a 64-bit processor and on-board WiFi and Bluetooth support. InfoQ looks at what this means for the embedded device community.

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Rust 1.6 Brings Stable Support for OS and Embedded Development

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 25, 2016 1

In keeping with their release model, the Rust development team has announced the first Rust release of 2016, 1.6. The biggest new feature that Rust 1.6 brings is libcore stabilization, which aims to make it possible to use stable Rust for OS and embedded software development.

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From the Google Ubiquity Dev Summit 2016: Brillo, Weave and Beacons

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 15, 2016

Google has organized this week the Ubiquity Dev Summit 2016 with sessions on their IoT technologies - Brillo, Weave, Beacons – and other technologies for wearable, TVs and Auto.

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Startup Afero Platform Addresses Internet of Things Communications Security

by Kevin Farnham Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 13, 2016

Tech startup Afero has launched a new platform that addresses both hardware and software necessities for securely connecting the internet of things (IoT). The platform interfaces IoT devices with a secure Bluetooth smart module, which communicates with a mobile phone that interfaces with the Afero cloud. All communications between the Bluetooth smart module node and the cloud are encrypted.

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Nest Opens Up Weave

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 02, 2015

Nest has made available to developers the Weave protocol used to connect various IoT devices.

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Facebook Parse Adds New Platforms to its IoT SDK

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Sep 18, 2015

Parse for IoT, the line of SDKs that Parse announced at F8 2015, has been extended to include support for four additional microcontrollers.

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ARM Open Sources mbed, an IoT OS

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 18, 2015

The ARM mbed OS has entered beta and a number of components have been or will be open sourced in the following weeks.

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Software – Is it "Engineering" Yet?

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jul 16, 2015 49

At the GOTO Amsterdam 2015 conference Mary Shaw talked about progress towards an engineering discipline of software. She explored what it means to have an engineering discipline, how far we have progressed toward having one for software, and what can be the next steps.

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BBC MicroBit Aims to Make Computing Cool for Kids

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 08, 2015

Yesterday the BBC unveiled the final plans for the BBC MicroBit, a system-on-a-chip-on-a-board with a 5x5 LED matrix aimed at getting children interested in programming. Announced in March 2015, the BBC MicroBit is now finalised and will be given to children in year 7 across the UK, and available for purchase towards the end of 2015. InfoQ looks at what it will provide.

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MODE: An IoT Platform for Managing Smart Devices

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  May 14, 2015 2

MODE is an IoT platform deployed in the cloud and providing support for registration, management and control of smart devices.

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Azul Announces Zulu Embedded, based on OpenJDK

by Matt Raible Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 31, 2015

Azul Systems has released Zulu Embedded, a new open source embedded JDK, based on OpenJDK. It is targeted at companies that have embedded Java-based products such as mobile and IoT devices. Examples include routers and switches, ATM machines, avionics systems, automotive electronics and Point of Sale (POS) systems.

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JavaScript on a Toaster: Embedded JavaScript with Duktape

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 10, 2014 1

Duktape takes JavaScript beyond the confines of the browser or server with a full ECMAScript 5 compliant engine that can be embedded into any C/C++ project.

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