Writing Clutter apps on BeagleBone Black using Python


Clutter is a great SDK for writing hardware accelerated GUI apps for embedded devices. It can run on X and Wayland, but it can also use the framebuffer directly and bypass the overhead of a display manager completely, ideal for embedded devices. I have spent the last few weeks working on getting Clutter to run

3D rendering by PVR SGX on BeagleBone


Texas Instruments recently (Nov 18 2013) released the alpha version of the SDK 5 for the SGX530 3D engine that is built in to the BeagleBone (black). The 3D engine interface is special since it is one of the few parts (only part?) that is closed source and so the community is dependent on TI