EDC: Embedded Linux Remains #1 Choice of Developers--Despite Tools Dissatisfaction
Mar 05, 2003, 04:00 (10 Talkback[s])
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"In a recently concluded survey of embedded developer
preferences, Evans Data Corp. (EDC) found that Embedded Linux
remains the top embedded OS choice among developers, but that
developers are not particularly satisfied with the available
Embedded Linux toolsets.
"EDC found that Embedded Linux remains in the #1 position, with
more than 50% of respondents indicating that they would be
targeting embedded Linux on their current project, their next
project, or both--up 5 percentage points from the July 2002 survey
"'No other OS was even close to 50% (the rating of Embedded
Linux)--two were in the 40%'s and then there was a sharp dropoff,'
commented EDC PR manager Erik Orgell..."