The rumors were true: Windows Embedded + Apple team up!


[edit 4/2/04. In case you’re a day late or viewing this through Google/MSN cache, this was an April Fool’s prank]


Windows Embedded and Apple team up to componentize MAC OS X. WindRiver cries foul!


You probably saw the announcement already but in case you missed it, we’re super excited to be working with Apple on this effort to deliver the Windows Embedded tools and component technologies for OS X to the Mac environment. Our first challenge is probably going to be porting our dependency analysis tools to the Unix platform so we can start componentizing Safari and all the other Mac goodness.


But if you ask me, I’m really looking forward to seeing Target Designer leverage the Mac UI. <grin>


 


Andy Allred


Comments (5)

  1. Giangi says:

    Isn’t it? 😉

  2. Adi Oltean says:

    Good one :-)

    BTW, I recently saw a case where Windows XP Embedded was running on top of VxWorks. I don’t remember where…

  3. Andy Allred says:

    Yeah, they’re a pretty popular solution. They supply a real time OS that can operate in parallel with XPe. Check this out if you’d like more details, i reference Kuka’s VxWorks and CE solutions as a RTOS for XPE devices:

    http://blogs.msdn.com/embedded/archive/2005/03/29/403585.aspx

    Thanks

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