Porting Guide/Introduction

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About Tizen

Tizen is a standards-based platform that provides Web and native APIs for developing applications for multiple device categories. Tizen is currently targeted for smartphones and tablet devices, though more device types will be available in the future.

Purpose of This Document

The intent of this document is to provide information and instruction to boot Tizen on new hardware and create products based on the Tizen OS. The Tizen porting guide takes you through the porting process by elaborating the Tizen architecture, the necessary tools, and the development environment setup, as well as creating a Tizen Image and demonstrating the modifications needed across various functional areas.