Tag - snapcraft

Ubuntu

All About That Base

Snapcraft is our delightful tool for building snaps. It’s not the only way to build them, but it’s certainly a popular one.  A benefit of Snapcraft is that...

Ubuntu

Honey, I Shrunk the Snap!

The year is 1989. I bought a computer game called F-16: Combat Pilot, a flight simulator featuring free-flight, five types of single-player missions, a full...

Ubuntu

Compact and Bijou

Snaps are designed to be self-contained packages of binaries, libraries and other assets. A snap might end up being quite bulky if the primary application it...

Ubuntu

Snaps: How we got here

I’m celebrating nine years at Canonical, and coming up on 15 years since I started contributing to Ubuntu in the community. It’s been quite the ride, helping...