For Hongmeng, this is the “worst” and “best” times

After accumulating a year’s expectation, query, theory, production, approval, dispute, blindness and rationality, the arrival of harmonyos 2.0 has finally opened a new outlet for all people who care about Hongmeng. Only this year, the topic from “when can Hongmeng be widely used?” It becomes “can Hongmeng 2.0 replace Android?” Although it seems that in this year, the promotion between harmonyos 1.0 and harmonyos 2.0 is not so turbulent, but from the perspective of the shift of public opinion, the harmonyos 2.0 displayed on HDC 2020 once again gives hope and possibility to “Hongmeng system”. < / P > < p > “distributed” and “multi scene” are the core of Hongmeng and the foundation for Hongmeng to have a future and possibility. This year’s harmonyos 2.0 has finally completely opened itself to developers – “open source” is the key to let harmonyos 2.0 rise again this year. Developers can join the ecosystem of Hongmeng system by using distributed SDK, open source code and application oriented code. In addition, at the tool level, the IDE tools and ark compiler provided by Huawei can achieve “one-time development and multi terminal deployment”, which further reduces the development cost of developers in the face of new platform environment. < / P > < p > under all kinds of severe situations this year, all those who care about Huawei, including Huawei itself, are more and more “urgent” about the development of “Hongmeng”. They are more and more eager to see the future of Hongmeng, so that they ignore the insurmountable span brought by “time”. “Can Hongmeng 2.0 replace Android?” This problem is really a bit of a sign that Hongmeng, who is only two years old at present. “Replacing Android” may only be one of the myriad possibilities of harmonyos in the future, but it is not the result that it can be achieved overnight. Because now Hongmeng is facing a “worst” era, but also a “best” era. < / P > < p > when one thing is very similar to another, people tend to compare the two things together and distinguish the high from the low. Finally, they consider replacing the weak with the strong one. Especially when you are not satisfied with the status quo, they will subconsciously hope that the latter can kick the former off the horse, and the faster the better. There is nothing wrong with this set of thinking logic, because “survival of the fittest” is the natural law of nature, and it is under this set of laws that human beings have evolved to the present level. But this set of rules has a natural disadvantage, that is, it directly negates the meaning of “the later.” If the latter really replaces the former, in people’s eyes, he just realizes the meaning that the former should realize better, and the “brand-new meaning” it can bring will be assimilated and then forgotten by everyone. < p > < p > Huawei has always had a lot of its own ideas in terms of systems. Even now, when its hardware involves enough fields, Huawei has begun to build its own ecology. Just because of its cooperation with Google, Huawei realized that this has constrained its own hands and feet. Many ideas need to be communicated with Google for a long time before they can be implemented. “The foundation of ecology is system”. The system is like an invisible rule. It bridges all kinds of devices in the ecology, breaks the barriers between hardware, realizes the linkage between hardware, and finally achieves the senseless device switching and sharing experience through hardware cooperation, which is ecology. < / P > < p > just before the birth of harmonyos, the systems were all Google’s. The ecosystem built by Huawei was actually equivalent to farming and harvesting on the fields belonging to others. However, once Huawei’s “crops” are acclimatized or the soil fertility of Android is not rich enough, Huawei can not directly control the changes. For example, due to the application compatibility of Android, the tablet experience has always been very weak. But in the end, once the finished product is not satisfactory, Huawei is always criticized first, which is not the result Huawei wants. < / P > < p > “China’s software developers are like assembly workers on production lines. Language belongs to others, tools belong to others, everything is American. What do we have in China? No one in our university studies compilers. We are scattered and we have no roots. ” There is no root, so it is not practical. This has always been a “hidden danger” for Huawei’s ecological construction. As a result, the provocation and innuendo of the United States to China through Huawei has become the fuse to detonate everything. With the birth of harmonyos, Chinese people have their own system. The ecological construction can be done as they like, and it will not be controlled by others. It will be a matter of time. So naturally, the “grievance” that Google suffered before made Android a logical target for harmonyos. As I mentioned earlier, countless people began to look forward to the early landing of Hongmeng, which could replace the current dominant position of Android. Coupled with the dissatisfaction with the various behaviors of the United States, this expectation gradually evolved into “urging”. When it comes to Huawei, it is pressure. < / P > < p > in fact, unlike what most people think, harmonyos 1.0 is just something that stays on ppt. In the smart screen series products, we have been able to really experience harmonyos. On the Huawei smart screen equipped with Hongmeng system, when a Huawei mobile phone and a Huawei smart screen are linked, we can put the video calls, games and other pictures on the mobile phone onto the TV screen, and vice versa. The whole linkage process does not need any data lines, and it is completely connected by wireless. < / P > < p > the interaction between hardware doesn’t sound new. Apple’s airdrop function is intended to achieve this goal, so that Apple devices with the same IOS system can “post” files across the air. However, Huawei’s harmonyos is totally different – airdrop is an application based on Bluetooth transmission technology, while Hongmeng is an operating system, which can drive device a to control device B, while airdrop cannot. < / P > < p > but why doesn’t the experience of harmonyos make people feel “amazing”, or even a little mediocre? Only the users who have actually used the smart screen can understand it, because in terms of the operation logic of the basic functions, there is no big difference between the smart screen equipped with harmonyos and the ordinary smart TV based on Android. This is a good thing. It shows that harmonyos does not create the “difference” between itself and traditional Android TV by setting the threshold of system operation. In other words, the cost for users to learn harmonyos logic is very low, almost 0. From the user’s point of view, this is very beneficial to the migration of the system environment. However, only when we feel “different” can we recognize “difference”. Compared with Android, this relatively flat level experience, harmonyos does not let users encounter the “maladjustment” in the imagination. In addition, people had too high expectations for harmonyos before, forgetting that it was only less than a year after its release, it will eventually be mistaken as a rare breakthrough. However, this year’s harmonyos 2.0 is different. Its system hierarchy is clearer and more modular. Developers can adjust the system modules and flexibly change the university according to the performance and memory of the hardware processor. Under such a design, it becomes very simple and convenient for developers to use the same system for all kinds of hardware. Of course, the most important thing is that, like Android, it is open-source, and Yu Chengdong has made it clear that in October next year, harmony OS 2.0 will be available for all memory devices above 4GB, including Huawei’s smartphones. This is exactly what we expected in harmonos last year. Therefore, Hongmeng is no longer on the same track as Android. Its ultimate goal is not to replace Android, but to become a better existence than Android. “Replacement” is not the only way to prove itself. Hongmeng’s ambition is far greater than “replacement”. < p > < p > from the perspective of HDC 2020, Huawei’s strategic layout is terrible. IOT products, harmony OS and search engines with a high degree of self-development are all accelerating. Now the business orientation is a bit like Google. From the perspective of R & D technology and pattern, they are all first-class level. All of these, frankly speaking, are part of Huawei’s “1 + 8 + n” ecology. As the basis of Huawei’s ecology in the future, the open-source harmony OS2.0 is just like Huawei’s own “large acre of good land”. How to make this mu of land more fertile for a long time, it is natural that a large number of developers should settle in the field to cultivate. The significance of Apple’s app store is that Apple provides a convenient and efficient software sales platform for third-party software developers, with revenue, which makes developers’ development enthusiasm unprecedented; Google play attracts developers through advertising revenue by virtue of the high market share of Android devices and the free attribute of open source. First of all, nature is the core means – “money”. The $1 billion “Yaoxing plan” and “global application innovation competition”, Huawei’s attractive revenue distribution mechanism, and the influence of Huawei’s brand itself can eventually be transformed into rich “profits” for developers. As an emerging ecosystem completely independent of Apple IOS and Google Android, Hongmeng ecology contains endless business opportunities and is also open to the world New opportunities for developers. When the enthusiasm for investment has paid off, which developer will refuse Hongmeng, the fertile soil waiting for reclamation? The second is the software development environment which does not need to invest too much cost. After the official open source of harmonyos 2.0, developers will get simulators, SDK packages and IDE tools, which means that developers can start to plant their own app seeds in the soil of “Hongmeng” without any resistance. As we all know, filling in the ecology of a new system requires not only a lot of manpower, but also time. The “time cost” is a process that cannot be skipped. But in this regard, harmonyos actually has no shortcut. It is doomed to rely on time accumulation. However, with the help of ark compiler, multi terminal ide tools and other simpler and easier to use development tools, such as screen layout and UI Controls can be automatically adapted, compiled, debugged and burned, and development tools can automatically help app to be compatible; the internal framework of the system is disassembled into independent units, classified, and then developers can freely assemble app functions for different devices, so as to achieve cross device migration of applications easily All these will greatly reduce the time cost for developers to adapt to harmonyos. < / P > < p > existing mature applications can adapt to and enter the harmony OS environment without too high a threshold. A relaxed development environment is also an irresistible temptation for developers. By simplifying the process, Hongmeng has the opportunity to build its own ecology. It does not require developers to pay too much for the possible cost of system unification. Of course, at the end of the day, we need to rely on some emotional encouragement, especially for the