Ubuntu Linux Plots Course for a ‘Xenial’ Future

Snappy debuted alongside the Ubuntu 15.04 release and is set for its next major release alongside Ubuntu 16.04. That doesn’t mean, however, that there aren’t new tools for developers to try out for Snappy. Among them is a tool called Snapcraft, which enables developers to easily build Snappy packages.

“The goal is to be able to point Snapcraft at a code repository and then generate a Snappy application,” Kirkland said.

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