Neo Freerunner Quickstart Guide
michael at openmoko.org
Sat Apr 19 09:58:04 CEST 2008
Thanks for the positive feedback, Neil.
By the way, I'm going to add the discussion we had on USB charging, and
more sample applications.
Neil Davey wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Just had a read through the guide.. you've covered the topics that I'd
> be after (toolchain, sample app build and install)..
> Looks good so far...
> Neil Davey
> Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> Since Steve dropped the hint that I've been working on a user guide of
>> sorts for the Neo Freerunner, some of you have been asking me about
>> it, so we've decided to push it to the website before it's really ready.
>> The intended audience is a reasonably technical developer, but a
>> newcomer to the community, one that doesn't have the background that
>> most of you have.
>> Furthermore, the guide is not intended to explain everything. It's
>> just a way to get started. That's why I called it a quickstart guide.
>> The guide does not describe how to use the current applications. I
>> expect they will change a lot, and anyway, most people receiving these
>> early samples are more interested in developing their projects based
>> on the Freerunner, and are less interested in using the device as
>> their daily phone.
>> Finally, the web page is intentionally free of any decorations. At
>> some point we will define a standard Openmoko appearance such as font,
>> background color, etc., but for now it's just text. My normal tool for
>> creating web pages is vi, and it shows, although I did try to use Open
>> Office for this one.
>> As you will see, I have a lot more to fill in, but I would welcome
>> your feedback on what is already there, and suggestions for topics you
>> think should be included.
>> The quickstart guide can be found at
>> Openmoko community mailing list
>> community at lists.openmoko.org
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