A few days ago the open platform , which can be used in various portable devices, dashboards, and car infotainment systems.
In this new version that is presented, the developers mention that, since the rendering performance and animation quality of Qt applications have been improved, as well as keyboard and mouse support, among other things.
For those who are unfamiliar with WebOS Open Source Edition, you should know that for automobiles. Raspberry Pi 4 boards are considered the reference hardware platform.
The key components of webOS are the System and Application Manager (SAM), which is responsible for running applications and services, and the Luna Surface Manager (LSM), which forms the user interface. The components are written using the Qt framework and the Chromium browser engine.
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In this new version that is presented, added support for keyboard and mouse, plus the LSM (Luna Surface Manager) composite manager is tailored to manage and organize input using the keyboard and mouse, and not just the touch screen. For example, a keyboard and mouse can be connected to a WebOS-based mobile device or TV to use as a workstation.
Another change that stands out from webOS Open Source Edition 2.15 is that keyboard shortcut support is added for quick access to settings (F1) and the program's start interface (Start or Windows button).
In addition to that, also Improved animation in applications that use the Qt library.