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August 6, 2023 | Los Angeles, CA
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Sunday, August 6 • 4:30pm - 4:40pm
Snaps: Universal Packaging and Avoiding the Dependency Hell - Jesús Soto Mendoza, Canonical

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Software distribution is always a challenge. There are lots of OSes, distributions, dependencies and formats. Packaging for each and every scenario is time-consuming that could be spent on improving the software itself. Package once, distribute everywhere: Snaps is a universal packaging format for Linux that bundles dependencies and runs the app in a sandbox, providing an extra degree of security. The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the industries that could benefit the most from Snaps. Professional software is complex, with tangled build processes sometimes legacy dependencies. But with Snaps, the distribution of your app is as simple as a single command.

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Jesús Soto Mendoza

Software Engineer, Canonical
I'm a Software Engineer working for Canonical in the desktop team, gaming squad. My main experience is working as a packager and maintainer for many apps including Steam. I have a masters in Videogame Art, and studies in Film Production with VFS.



Sunday August 6, 2023 4:30pm - 4:40pm PDT
Plaza I/II/III, 3rd Floor
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