Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 1st Sep 2001 18:47 UTC
QNX The QNX RtP 6.1.0 microkernel (which also runs on PCs) and its Photon micro GUI have been ported to the Compaq PDA solution, the iPaq. The screenshots look very attractive indeed, we just hope that the QNX team add some more software in it, like a Calendar, Contacts or a Todo list which are undoubtly, very useful applications for a PDA.
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Why wait?
by Daryl Low on Mon 3rd Sep 2001 02:25 UTC

No need to wait for QNX to release the iPAQ stuff or for us to write all the apps. The entire demo was written and tested (in a few weeks) on stock x86 machines running RTP. The basic formula was: 1) Grab a screen shot and draw a UI (with your favourite BMP editor) 2) Implement the UI (using PhAB) 3) Code the backend 4) Glue them together There really wasn't any secret mojo involved here. Most of the "Memory" app was done in about 8 hours (most of which was staring at the code for "pidin" from cvs.qnx.com). A basic ToDo app shouldn't be much harder, same for an Address Book app, with a Day Planner app just a notch trickier. Come on people! Download a copy of RTP and get going!