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Storyboard and Qt integration

By Brian Edmond on Jan 24, 2014 10:23:43 AM

Storyboard was created to be a portable and platform agnostic solution.  This allows us to give the same experience across Linux, QNX, Green Hills and so on.  We often get asked how we deal with or compete with Qt.  We see Qt as a platform abstraction layer like all of our other systems, it just happens to have an optional graphics component.

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Storyboard supports Green Hills INTEGRITY

By Brian Edmond on Jan 3, 2014 4:10:43 PM

Crank is always improving and expanding its support for platforms and operating systems. The most recent of these is support for Green Hills INTEGRITY. We recently had the chance to work on this port for the upcoming CES show in Las Vegas. You can check out our cluster demo in the Green Hills suite.

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FreeRTOS gets Storyboard

By Brian Edmond on Apr 1, 2013 9:42:26 PM

Recently we have been working on expanding Storyboard's support for smaller RTOS platforms. The latest addition is FreeRTOS. Storyboard brings a great development environment to smaller platforms allowing customers to develop and prototype the UI on their desktops and then seamlessly deploy to an RTOS target. We have been working with our friends at FDI on an NXP LPC1788 platform. Here is a quick video showing what is possible with Storyboard on these smaller platforms.

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Loading JavaScriptCore extensions dynamically

By Brian Edmond on Jul 6, 2012 10:30:09 AM

When doing a WebKit port many people are looking to extend JavaScriptCore with custom functions which expose features of their particular hardware platform. Usually, they are also looking to load JavaScript extensions dynamically at runtime rather than being forced to recompile the WebKit libraries each time they want to add or change a function.

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Storyboard on Fujitsu Jade

By Brian Edmond on Feb 23, 2012 10:10:52 PM

We have been working closely with Fujitsu to support their graphics platforms. The first one to be released is the Jade platform. This is a great ARM platform which can be accelerated using the Fujitsu VO3 library. This library allows Storyboard to be fully accelerated on the Jade platform and give high quality animation effects and great framerates on a lower end platform. Our flexible achitecture allowed us to fully accelerate the graphics pipeline on the Jade. The next step is to integrate our 3D model rendering plugin included in Storyboard 2.0.

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