Tizen 2.0 "Magnolia" SDK + Source-Code Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 19 February 2013 at 10:08 AM EST. Add A Comment
Ahead of Mobile World Congress later this week, Intel and its partners have released the Tizen 2.0 "Magnolia" SDK and its source-code for this open-source mobile Linux platform.

Tizen 2.0 is a big update over Tizen 1.0 from last April and includes an enhanced web framework for "state of the art" HTML5/W3C API support, a Web UI framework supporting full-screen and multi-window modes, new Tizen device APIs such as for NFC and Bluetooth access, the web run-time framework supports new configuration elements, a native framework supporting new features like IP Push and Text-To-Speech, an enhanced web IDE with WYISWYG support, a Chrome-based JavaScript inspector, and a native IDE with project wizard. Core and native reference applications include Calendar, Contacts, Gallery, Phone, Settings, and Video Player.

More details on Tizen 2.0 "Magnolia" can be found from the announcement at Tizen.org.

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