If you've already configured the
Snapp Automotive SDK URL in
Android Studio then the #Android12 Beta 1 AAOS build will appear in the S preview section of your SDK downloads. If you haven't set it up yet, the docs are at https://github.com/snappautomotive/README#downloading-the-image-in-android-studio
Didn't feel like building the @snappautomotive @Raspberry_Pi #AndroidAutomotiveOS 11 build? Well, we're now providing a prebuilt image which just needs a monitor, mouse, RPi 4B, and 16 GB USB Stick. :) https://medium.com/snapp-automotive/android-automotive-os-11-usb-image-for-the-raspberry-pi-4b-34efe1119356
Time for me to update my LinkedIn profile.... Say “Hello” to SnappAutomotive.
Asking employees to get authorisation to work from home more than 14 days a year after the last years experience seems like a company not adapting.
It’s great to see a company not interpreting an interview process being called “hard” as meaning they have a high bar for candidates. 👏 https://medium.com/attest-r-and-d/making-our-frontend-hiring-process-more-inclusive-d0b9b8ca8c6
We're excited to announce the official release of GNOME 40! After countless hours of work from the GNOME community, this release brings many exciting updates!
See the release highlights at https://forty.gnome.org/
Or view all the details in our release notes: https://help.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/40.0/
Anyone know the folk working on the mapping app #OSMDroid? I'd like to help them move from Gradle 2.14.1 to 6.8.3, but it's a bit of a big jump which meant a number of related tweaks had to be made, so I'd like them to know I'm totally open to suggestions. https://github.com/osmdroid/osmdroid/pull/1705
Following on from my post about how to spec a big AOSP build machine, here's a post explaining how you can avoid needing to buy lots of machines like that if you're supporting a project with lots of developers and a big build; https://www.alsutton.blog/post/big-build-farm-on-a-budget/
I've been fortunate enough to have had conversations with some of the most knowledgeable build tool folk around in recent years, so I thought I'd write up the R's I've learned to look for in a good build.
After well over a decade of building the #AOSP at home, and building #Android firmware for a number of devices, I thought it was time to write up a few tips from things I've learnt about what makes a good AOSP firmware build machine. https://www.alsutton.blog/post/2021-aosp-build-machine/
I spent more time than I'd care to admit looking at SSDs to put in a build machine over the weekend. It was a bit of a learning experience, so here's some of what I found out... https://www.alsutton.blog/post/ssd-technologies/
TIL; #Docker on Windows will create a file for your container volume, that's not a sparse file which shrinks when data is deleted, so I've now lost ~240GB of SSD storage to a mostly empty file :S
If you were wondering what I was doing with Docker recently to prompt yesterdays post; Here's a couple of dockerfiles which create environments where you can build the #AOSP on a currently supported LTS version of #Ubuntu or #Debian. #androiddev https://github.com/alsutton/aosp-build-docker-images
I know there's a few folk out there using Docker for CI and other things, so I've written up some things I do to speed up my dockerfile development. #Docker
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