What is Yocto?
It is an open source collaboration project that helps developers create custom Linux-based systems regardless of the hardware architecture. It provides a flexible set of tools and a space where embedded developers worldwide can share technologies, software stacks, configurations, and best practices that can be used to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices, or anywhere a customized Linux OS is needed.
Yocto is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses Yocto?
8 companies reportedly use Yocto in their tech stacks, including Dronesmith Technologies, Koolicar, and Ubidreams.
8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Yocto.
Why developers like Yocto?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Yocto
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- Open source embedded Linux build system
- package metadata
- SDK generator
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