[WikiReader] Announcing wrdk

Sean Moss-Pultz sean at openmoko.com
Tue Jun 1 16:40:25 CEST 2010


Excellent work. We all thank for you such a meaningful contribution!


On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 1:11 AM, Michael Hope
<michael.hope at seabright.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi there.  I'm happy to announce wrdk, a development kit for the WikiReader.
> wrdk is a pre-built toolchain, libraries, set of examples, and simple
> serial loader that makes developing applications for the Openmoko
> WikiReader a little bit easier.  Included is fairly high level access
> to most of the hardware including the file system, LCD, buttons, and
> touch screen.
> The development cycle is pretty easy: write your app, build it, copy
> it over to a SD card, and pick the icon off a menu to run it.  The
> serial loader, along with a modified WikiReader and custom cable,
> speeds this up by letting you reset the device and load a new program
> straight from your desktop machine.
> Binaries are available for Linux and Windows.  See
>  http://wrdk.seabright.co.nz/
> for more.
> I'm tempted to offer a pre-modified WikiReader and download cable to
> help those who aren't electronically inclined.  Please contact me if
> you'd be interested.
> -- Michael
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