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Embedded Linux Development using Yocto Projects - Second Edition

By : Otavio Salvador, Daiane Angolini
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Embedded Linux Development using Yocto Projects - Second Edition

By: Otavio Salvador, Daiane Angolini

Overview of this book

Yocto Project is turning out to be the best integration framework for creating reliable embedded Linux projects. It has the edge over other frameworks because of its features such as less development time and improved reliability and robustness. Embedded Linux Development using Yocto Project starts with an in-depth explanation of all Yocto Project tools, to help you perform different Linux-based tasks. The book then moves on to in-depth explanations of Poky and BitBake. It also includes some practical use cases for building a Linux subsystem project using Yocto Project tools available for embedded Linux. The book also covers topics such as SDK, recipetool, and others. By the end of the book, you will have learned how to generate and run an image for real hardware boards and will have gained hands-on experience at building efficient Linux systems using Yocto Project.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback
Diving into BitBake Metadata

Chapter 1. Meeting the Yocto Project

In this chapter we will be introduced to the Yocto Project. The main concepts of the project, which are constantly used throughout the book, are discussed here. We will discuss the Yocto Project history, OpenEmbedded, Poky, BitBake, and metadata in brief, so fasten your seat belt and welcome aboard!