VMware announced Open Source desktop client for VMware View
Mike DiPetrillo blogged today about the very good decision of VMware to make the sourcecode of the VMware View client available as of today.
Although clicking on the link mentioned in the article didn’t reveal any code yet, I hope it will come soon.
One of the most heard complaints was that there wasn’t a real client available for other operating systems like Linux and OSX. With the release of the source code this might change real soon.
Like Mike said:
This is an incredible leadership move by VMware to give a kickstart to the true universal client. Just judging by the numerous joint quotes from partners in the press release everyone is really excited about this. Now partners can freely develop on and embed the client into all sorts of devices from cell phones to set top boxes to PCs and laptops.
Anne Jan Elsinga
Anne Jan Elsinga is a Technical Account Manager for VMware. In the past he worked as presales and technical consultancy and architecture for several systems integrators. From 2009 until 2017 he was awarded with the VMware vExpert status. In the night time he dances latin, ballroom and salsa and he also discovered the pleasure of diving and woodworking. Recently he started blogging about smart homes and comfort in general.