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QNX Operating System#

The operating system? Or the kernel? Actually we're going to talk about the kernel and the process manager here... So, isn't that the whole operating system? Well, yes -- if you're already a QNX geek. If you're coming from other OSs, you'll be thinking that disk file systems, device drivers and internet explorer are part of the OS too. But QNX is a microkernel OS so we don't think those things are part of the OS. So there!

Even within QNX the term "operating system" is used without consistency. So we'll try to be careful to say what we mean when we use the term. For now: QNX Operating System = kernel and process manager.

Project Overview #

This section gives you an overview of the project. What are the pieces? Where are they? Where have they been and where are we going with them?

OS Roadmap#

  • To find out what new features are coming up, what's available to try out, and how you can get involved, check out the OS Roadmap

For Developers#

If you want to start playing with the OS, this is where you need to start...

Getting Started#

How To Hack#

The Full list#

The full list of links to development environment, tools and practices is on the OS Developer Information page.

Understanding the OS#

If you want to read what we've written on how the operating system works, you'll want to follow these links:

OS Technology#

The Full list#

The full list to links of QNX OS technology topics is on the OS Tech page.
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