[Tizen Application-dev] Why does Tizen development require Java?
Michael.Johnson at Symphonyteleca.com
Wed Feb 25 17:24:49 GMT 2015
Assuming I'm understanding your question properly, it's possible that it's because the Tizen IDE is eclipse-based, and that requires Java to run. If I've interpreted the question incorrectly I hope someone can give you a better answer.
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From: Application-dev [application-dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org] on behalf of Ben Lloyd Pearson [benp at osg.samsung.com]
Sent: 25 February 2015 4:49 PM
To: application-dev at lists.tizen.org
Subject: [Tizen Application-dev] Why does Tizen development require Java?
As someone who comes from a background in web development, I've spent
very little time with Java, so I have a relatively fundamental
understanding of it. After taking the time to remove OpenJDK from my
Linux Mint installation and install Oracle JDK so I could install the
SDK package for Ubuntu, I found myself wondering why Tizen development
requires Java to be used when the focus of the OS is on using HTML5 and
hoping this group could help me.
My guess would be that is has something to do with packaging the apps to
be run on the emulator and hardware, but I could be wrong. Would anyone
be willing to shed some light on this for me? If I had the notion to
develop and test apps for Tizen on Linux without using Java, would that
be a possibility; if not, what would get in the way?
Thanks in advance.
Ben Lloyd Pearson - Open Source Operations
Samsung Open Source Group
benp at osg.samsung.com
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