Bruno Denuit, Chief Software Architect at Enplug, recently spoke to The New Builders podcast about the impact third-party developers have had on his business. Enplug, a digital signage company, relies heavily on open source to run its core technology – Android, MongoDB, libGDX, RabbitMQ – as well as a community of third-party developers to build out an ecosystem of applications for its marketplace.
In the interview, Denuit explains how Enplug’s open SDK enables developers to build apps that run on Enplug screens (9:05); how moving from openGL Java-based technology to an HTML5, web-based SDK made it easier for developers to contribute Enplug apps (11:23); which platforms Enplug has deployed in its servers, players and web app (14:21); and why he was surprised by a VC’s reaction to his choice of programming language (16:37).
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