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  1. GNOME, Linux mobile stacks, and you! GUADEC, Den Haag, 30 July 2010
  2. Hi, I’m Andrew. twitter @savs
  3. GNOME, Linux mobile stacks, and you! A comedy in three acts I. Why mobile matters II. What about GNOME? III. Star-cross’d lovers
  4. Act One Why mobile matters
  5. “ The mission of the LiMo Foundation is to create an open, Linux-based software platform for use by the whole global industry to produce mobile devices through a balanced and transparent contribution process enabling a rich ecosystem of differentiated products, applications, and services from device manufacturers, operators, ISVs and integrators.
  7. Handsets
  8. Interesting members...
  9. LiMo !
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  11. “... empower open source developers ...”
  12. Why mobile?
  13. ~ 200m per year
  14. ~ 309m in 2009 ~ 376m in 2010
  15. Tablets Netbooks Smartphones 150 112.5 75 37.5 0 Approximate device shipments (millions of units)
  16. Mobile Netbooks 70,000,000 52,500,000 35,000,000 17,500,000 0 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 source: ovum Big-screen mobile broadband devices forecast: 2009-14; netbook/notebook with embedded mobile broadband
  17. Mobile Netbooks Mobile Phones PC (estimated) 8,000,000,000 6,000,000,000 4,000,000,000 2,000,000,000 0 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 source: ovum Big-screen mobile broadband devices forecast: 2009-14 Mobile regional and country forecast pack: 2010-15
  18. Act Two What about GNOME?
  19. GNOME’s next place in the industry “Successful platforms allowed developers to reach a huge user base” “cannot afford to have developers spend weeks before apps can be deployed” “complete story for developers” “modern development tools monolithic application delivery format federated GNOME application market”
  20. Opinionated Fast Easy
  21. • •
  22. Act Three A pair of star-cross’d lovers
  23. Convergence
  24. Platforms
  25. Developers
  26. What is the public perception of the platform? How easy is it to get at the tools? How easy is it to get up and running?
  27. Fair comparisons GTK Qt
  28. Fair comparisons GTK Qt QtWebkit QtScript QtNetwork QSql QFile, QDir Qt Resource Qt APIs
  29. Fair comparisons GNOME Qt QtWebkit QtScript QtNetwork QSql QFile, QDir Qt Resource Qt APIs
  30. GUADEC Challenge: Find the SDK
  31. A glooming peace this morning with it brings; The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head: Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things; Some shall be pardon'd, and some punished: For never was a story of more woe Than this of Qt and her GNOME.
  32. Thank you! twitter @savs