Tizen launches new version of its Magnolia SDK and source code

Tizen launches new version of its Magnolia SDK and source code

Tizen 2.0 source code and SDK are now available download. The new version is described as a “major milestone” that includes many new features and improvements (when compared to Tizen 1.0 and Tizen 2.0 alpha). Here’s what’s new:

  • Enhanced Web framework that provides state-of-the-art HTML5/W3C API support
  • Web UI framework that includes full-screen and multi-window support
  • Additional Tizen device APIs like Bluetooth and NFC support, as well as access to the device’s calendar, call history and messaging subsystems
  • Web Runtime framework supporting new configuration elements for specifying the required features and privileges, and providing the basic runtime environment for NPRuntime plugins
  • Native framework with support to full-featured application development that provides a variety of features such as background applications, IP Push and Text-To-Speech
  • Core and native reference applications including Calendar, Contacts, Gallery, Phone, Settings and Video Player
  • Enhanced Web IDE providing WYSIWYG design environment, Chrome-based JavaScript inspector and JavaScript log viewer
  • Native IDE providing a project wizard, WYSIWYG design environment, unit test tool and dynamic analyzer

So if you’re a developer, you can download documentation and tools from here. The SDK is can be found on this page.

  • PeterSteinbeck

    Until I see the first smartphone running this platform I ain’t gonna be excited at all…

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