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2013devcon just announced the three tracks and the preliminary list of topics for the upcoming 2013 Tizen Conference. The following have been selected from 160+ topics proposed during the CFP:

  • Application development and deployment

    • An Overview of the Tizen Native Application Framework
    • Basics of HTML5 game development
    • Cordova on Tizen Magnolia
    • Developer Highlight Presentations: Native App Development for Tizen Devices
    • Developer Highlight Presentations: Web App Development for Tizen Devices
    • HAXM accelerates Tizen SDK emulator on Windows/Mac
    • Highly portable HTML5 games on Tizen
    • HTML5 features on Tizen
    • Introduction of Tizen SDK minimal web development tools
    • Making Tizen Native Apps with the Native UI Framework
    • Migration of Existing WebApps to Tizen
    • Porting existing PhoneGap apps to Tizen OS
    • Porting iOS and Android Applications to Tizen
    • Protecting JavaScript Source code in Web Runtime
    • Social Platform Concept and Demo: beyond Tizen 2.x
    • Tizen Design Guideline and User Experience
    • Tizen supporting Enablers and Game Engines
    • Tizen Web Device API Hands-On Lab
    • Tizen. Using the Smart Approach to Attract Apps
    • WebGL & WebSockets for 3D Multi-Platform Multiplayer Gaming
    • Write Your “Angry Bird” Game on Tizen for Fun and Profit

  • Platform and device development

    • Accelerated HTML5 Rendering for the Tizen Platform
    • Audio management for Tizen IVI
    • Best Practice for Tizen Platform: from code to device
    • Content Security Framework
    • Experiences Developing a Wayland Based Tizen IVI HMI
    • Fixing the leaking tap — power management enabling and tuning for IA Tizen phone
    • Hardening WebKit2
    • How to embrace wayland for tizen
    • It May Be Simple But How Is It Useful, Smack Me Now
    • Next generation BlueZ & Bluetooth Smart devices
    • Performance optimization of Tizen Webkit: Memory and Graphics
    • Rendering Quality in WebKit’s Open Source Graphics Stack
    • Tizen Download & Go for IVI
    • Tizen Input Service Framework Overview
    • Tizen Telephony Framework in Tizen 2.1: what’s new?
    • Tizen Web Runtime Update

  • Tizen project, process, and progress

    • Approach of In-Vehicle Infotainment development on open source software
    • Security Analysis of Native Applications for the Tizen platform
    • The Tizen Development Model
    • Tizen Compliance Tests (TCT)
    • Tizen Overview and Architecture
    • Tizen Store introduction
    • Web Infrastructure
    • Web OS opportunities and challenges in China market
The 2013 Tizen Conference will be held in San Francisco from May 22 – 24, 2013.

Links: Tizen Conference schedule | 2013 Tizen Conference Registration

Tizen 2.0 Magnolia is now out of Alpha and its official release is now out! Ubuntu 32/62-bit, Windows 32/64-bit, and Mac OS X versions of the SDK and Source Code are now available for download.

Some of the impressive enhancements of the release include:

  • Enhanced Web framework that provides state-of-the-art HTML5/W3C API support
  • Web UI framework, including full-screen and multi-window support
  • Additional Tizen device APIs, such as Bluetooth and NFC support, and access to the device’s calendar, call history, and messaging subsystems
  • Web Runtime framework supporting new configuration elements for specifying the required features and privileges, and providing the basic runtime environment for NPRuntime plugins
  • Native framework supporting full-featured application development and providing a variety of features such as background applications, IP Push, and TTS (Text-To-Speech)
  • Core and native reference applications including Calendar, Contacts, Gallery, Phone, Settings, and Video Player
  • Enhanced Web IDE providing WYSIWYG design environment, Chrome-based JavaScript inspector, and JavaScript log viewer
  • Native IDE providing a project wizard, WYSIWYG design environment, unit test tool, and dynamic analyzer

The release of Tizen 2.0 Magnolia is just in time for the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco from May 22 to 24.

Check out the full list of changes in the release notes.

Links: Download | Official announcement


The second annual Tizen Developer Conference has been announced. As with last year, it will be held in San Francisco, from May 22 – 24, 2013. The venue will be at the Hilton Union Square.

Call for Papers/Proposals (CFP) are now open. Intended topics should be regarding Application Development and Deployment, Device/Product Development, and/or Tizen Project, Process, and Progress. The full list can be seen here. The deadline for proposals is on March 13, 2013.

Attendee registration is now open as well. Early Bird registration fee is $50. Registration after March 1st will be $99, up until the conference, and $150 onsite. There will be limited free passes for confirmed students. Travel support may also be available for qualified applicants.

Who’s going? :D

Link: Official announcement – | 2013 Tizen Developer Conference Site


Tizen 2.0 is out! True to their word that it will be released before the end of the year, just announced an Alpha release of Tizen 2.0 Magnolia.

Updates to the SDK and Source Code contain the following:

  • Enhanced Web framework that provides better HTML5/W3C API support and more Tizen Device APIs
    • Multi-process Webkit2-based Web Runtime which provides better security and reliability for Web applications
    • Advanced HTML5 features such as video subtitles and captions, battery status API, screen orientation API, <keygen> and <details>, and more
    • New Tizen Device APIs for file transfer, notifications, and power control
  • Advanced IDE & SDK for Web application development
    • Install manager support for snapshot-based network installation
    • Enhanced support for OpenGLES
  • New Platform SDK that helps platform development based on OBS

Check out the full list of changes in the release notes.

Source: Blog


There will be a Tizen mini-summit happening at the LinuxCon Japan 2012. 2012 Tizen Developer Conference keynote speaker, Dr. Kiyohito Nagata, SVP of NTT DOCOMO and one of the directors of the Tizen Association, will again present his “Expectations of Tizen” keynote speech. On the first day of the conference, there will be a Tizen track happening the whole day. Folks from Samsung and Intel will introduce Tizen and the Tizen mobile architecture, HTML5, WebApp development and WebAPIs, Tizen SDK, and the Tizen IVI.

LinuxCon Japan 2012 will be from June 6-8, 2012 at the Pacifico Yokohama convention center in Yokohama, Japan.

Links: Full Event Schedule