Alex González is a software engineering supervisor at Digi International and product owner of the Digi Embedded Yocto distribution. He started working professionally with embedded systems in 1999 and the Linux kernel in 2004, designing products for voice and video over IP networks, and followed his interests into machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies and the Internet of Things. Born and raised in Bilbao, Spain, Alex has an electronic engineering degree from the University of the Basque Country and he received his MSc in communication systems from the University of Portsmouth.
I would like to thank the Yocto and OpenEmbedded communities, whose dedication keep the Yocto Project running, and the people involved with the Freescale BSP community layer, whose joint work is the basis for this book. Also, the amazing people who work with me on a daily basis and from whom I am constantly learning, and especially to Javier Viguera for his efforts in thoroughly reviewing the contents of the book.
Javier Viguera has been a Linux fan since the mid-1990s, when he managed to install Slackware at home to avoid fighting for a two hour slot in the university's computer lab.
With a master's degree in telecommunications engineering and a bachelor's degree in computer science, he is currently working at Digi International as an embedded software engineer.
Living in La Rioja, Spain, in his spare time Javier likes to see good classical movies. He is also a fan of airplanes and aviation.
I would like to thank the author Alex, for this opportunity. Also, and especially, my wife and daughter for supporting me during the review.
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