The Tizen Technical Steering Group has announced, today, the release of Tizen 1.0 “Larkspur”.
Tizen 1.0 release provides several new SDK features and improvements including:
- Simulator: A new browser-based tool that supports the Tizen APIs and allows you to run and debug your web applications, and simulate running applications with various device profiles.
- IDE: Enhancements include more flexibility around templates and debugging tools.
- Emulator: Significantly improved emulator performance through Intel’s Hardware Acceleration Manager for Windows and OpenGL acceleration for Linux.
Updates to the platform source code include:
- Web: Support for additional features of W3C/HTML5 specification
- Location: Support for POI (Point of Interest) and route search
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Direct key features added
If you want to install the SDK, you’ll need a dual core 2 GHz CPU, with 2 GB of RAM running the 32-bit version of Ubuntu (10.04 or greater) or the 32-bit version of Windows XP SP3/Windows 7. Tizen SDK makes use of Oracle Java v6 or higher version and several packages: qemu-kvm, binutils-multiarch, debhelper, fakeroot, realpath, gettext, procps, xsltproc, libdbus-1-3, liblua5.1-0, libexif12, and libcurl3.
You can download the SDK for your operating system below.
|Operating System||Download||File Size||Updated Date|
|Ubuntu 32-bit||tizen_sdk.bin||4.5 MB||April 30, 2012|
|Windows 32-bit||tizen_sdk.exe||5.1 MB||April 30, 2012|
If you have any feedback/comment or want to report bugs, you can do so on Tizen community page.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.