Microwindows

Microwindows

The former name of the Nano-X Window System, renamed in 2005 due to conflicts with Microsoft over the Windows trademark. See Nano-X Window System.
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Windowing environments available include X windows, MicroWindows and Nanox.
MontaVista supports freely available development tools such as Microwindows, which gives developers the power to create advanced GUI interfaces with a small memory footprint," said Richard Vernon, Editor of Linux Journal.
Century Software's CEO, Greg Haerr, is the founder and chief maintainer of the Microwindows Project, an open source project aimed at bringing the features of modern graphical windowing environments to smaller devices and platforms, at http://www.
Additionally, the Hard Hat Linux CDK includes a broad array of value-added tools and technologies, including the Microwindows GUI, the ViewML embedded browser, the MontaVista real-time scheduler, and more than 60 embeddable applications and utility packages.
ViewML runs on both the standard X Window System as well as the Microwindows embedded windowing system.
The Journeyman CD also includes documentation and cross development demos that produce bootable diskettes and binary images to highlight cross development, the Microwindows GUI, the MontaVista real-time scheduler, and fully functional embedded Linux systems on embedded PC platforms and on the Embedded Planet PowerPC processor-based RPXlite board.
As the leader of the open source Microwindows Project, Haerr brings tremendous expertise in development and deployment of scalable GUIs and graphical APIs for mobile and pervasive applications.
In addition to heading up GUI technology development for MontaVista, Haerr will still maintain the open source Microwindows project and continue as CEO of Century Software in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Versions of Microwindows are available for embedded PowerPC, x86/Pentium, StrongARM, and NEC MIPS processor architectures, with drivers for a range of graphics hardware devices.
Greg Haerr, president and founder of Century Software, and leader of the open source Microwindows project, presents a family of small footprint graphical user interfaces and graphical application program interfaces (APIs), optimized for scalability and portability across a variety of applications.