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The Plan for Potabi

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The Plan for Potabi  What is Potabi? Potabi is a FreeBSD-based mobile operating system that is designed to be an option for secure and encrypted phones, with no hacking needed, opt-in telemetry, out-of-box experience with future support for Android APK's, and a centralized app store for all applications. This article is going to what we WANT for Potabi, what the goal for Potabi is, what market we are looking at breaking into, and what the plan is. Marketing, Market Share, and Tools for the Markets. Something we want to be clear about is where Potabi is going to hit in the market, what the core user-base is, what secondary user-bases we will support, and how we differ from other mobile operating systems. Potabi is an enterprise-focused and privacy-focused operating system for mobile. While other Linux-based mobile operating systems focus on the end-user, the public, Potabi is more built for the people who need a work-phone that is secure and protected from attackers. The finalized v

Why We Work With Our Competition, Not Against Them.

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 As of February 24th, 2020, we partnered with Midstall Software . The company behind a mobile/semi-desktop operating system known as ExpidusOS . Now, we have been planning and working on Potabi ever since we were forced to shut down the ArisbluBSD and ArisredLinux projects, in late January or early February. Potabi does plan to focus on mobile products (Pinephone being our main target). This directly competes with ExpidusOS and Midstall Software, whom we partnered with. Why did this happen? This was not an accident on our end, I knew when Midstall filled out the partnership form , we knew we were competitors. Whether or not they knew, I am not sure. However, in many cases, working with the competition is better for both businesses. As my mom always says, "teamwork makes the dream work." Working together, we can still compete, but build each other up. This is better for both of us.  We will GLADLY work with the competition, as long as they are willing to work with us. Beating

Fivnex Computer Operating System Support.

 These are the operating systems that we are either going to support, considering to support, and planning to support (with further testing). The list of "To Support" are operating systems we have an absolute plan to support. This list is the shortest. The list of "Possible Supported Options" are operating systems we are considering support for, but it is not absolutely certain, and probably highly unlikely to support. Finally is "Planned To Support (After Testing)" are operating systems we absolutely want to support, but only if our existing hardware designs function with them. This list is mostly non-Linux operating systems like BSD systems, Illumos-based systems, and Minix systems. There are NO promises made to support other than "To Support." The other lists still need heavy consideration and testing. Even the "Planned To Support (After Testing)" list is not promised, even if the operating systems work perfectly. To Support Potabi F

MEML & Keter: Short List of Features

 By no means is this an extensive list, but what I feel are the most important features of MEML and Keter respectively. At least the most important PLANNED features. For MEML: - Simplified syntax - Easier front-end development (dropdown tags, viewports, meta tags, etc) - Automatic mobile integration - Variables and basic scripting within MEML - Simplified CSS animations - Easier layering scheme (XYZ axes) for images, videos, text, and buttons - Support for PWA development within MEML itself For Keter: - Integration with TypeScript, CoffeeScript, Ruby, PHP, and WebAssembly - Features from both JavaScript and PHP (a simplified version of both) - Stylesheet scripting (Keyframes, CSS changing, animations, etc) - Transpiler to JavaScript/PHP to work in any browser. Give us feedback! Fivnex is about innovation and simplification. We want to hear any and all opinions. Email [email protected] for ideas, feature requests, and more!

MEML: A New Language For a Modern Web [AND OTHER FIVNEX WIP INNOVATIONS FOR THE MODERN WEB]

 "Phones were the beginning of the end of the web. Now people can't build a website without worrying on how it looks on some tiny screen you can't fit stuff on, you have to add a meta tag just to avoid weird scaling, you're expected to optimize images, etc" - Archie The modern era of web development is a joke. Today, you cannot expect to make a website in 20 minutes (and make it any good). Far too many people are breaking apart at the seams trying to do web-dev. As a web developer, and programmer I have to say that making a website is HORRIBLE! And there are a couple reasons for this. HTML, JavaScript, and CSS are some of the WORST offenders when it comes to the problems of web development. Why? THEY ALL SUCK! ESPECIALLY JavaScript and CSS. While tools and frameworks help, they are often bloated, slow, and made in JavaScript. Now for those who do not know, I despise JavaScript to the point it is banned for direct development. Now sadly, JavaScript is a modern skil

Fivnex Timeline 2021

 January 2021: - Start working on OEM basics - Start promoting the OEM February 2021: - Work closer with Fedora - Design the Fivnex OEM spins of Fedora (all desktops) - Find new team members for MEML development March 2021: - Start crowdfunding campaign ($750K goal) April 2021: - Begin working on advertising material May 2021: - Incorporate Fivnex LLC - Incorporate Fivnex Foundation as a subsidiary of Fivnex - Start selling computers - Begin ARM computer builds June 2021: - Hire PC builders July 2021: - Buy an office space for corporate August - December 2021: - Business as usual

The Future of Fivnex, What We Have in STORE for the Future (Pun 1000% Intended)

 I wanted to update people on the current plan on Fivnex's OEM stuff, upcoming software projects, and other small things. First, we are changing our OEM provisions. We will be providing different Fedora spins instead of the original plan of Linux Mint and elementary OS. The main reason is the OEM install for Linux Mint is a disaster, and for elementary OS we deemed it easier to have users select desktop environments over Fedora and its desktop environments VS elementary OS. It would make both the Shopify app easier to work with for us and the user. We also plan to fully support the Fedora spins, except for a few. If you head over to  spins.fedoraproject.org  the only desktops we will NOT support are LXDE and SOAS. The reason for LXDE's removal is because it has since been replaced by LXQt, and while people will be upset we will not provide LXDE versions, it is also to remove any and all confusion with LXQt. For SOAS, we just do not like the desktop, and while fans of SOAS will