Embedded Linux developers continue to be inhigh demand. But just who are these people, what skills do they need, and how do they spend their days? Are they primarily programmers writing to hardware targets or are they mechanical and electrical engineers who know some coding? Here's a guide to the job description plus five signs you might like embedded development.
Finnish mobile startup Jolla has announced it will be unveiling its forthcoming MeeGo-based mobile OS — codenamed Sailfish — at an event in Finland next month. It says it plans to demonstrate Sailfish at the Slush startup conference in Helsinki, Finland, on November 21-22. The startup said it will also discuss the Jolla SDK and app ecosystem with developers, while “device information, ID and expected availability” will be announced before Christmas.