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Electron - Build cross platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

If you can build a website, you can build a desktop app. Electron is a framework for creating native applications with web technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. It takes care of the hard parts so you can focus on the core of your application.

Web Technologies
Electron uses Chromium and Node.js so you can build your app with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Open Source
Electron is an open source project maintained by GitHub and an active community of contributors.

Cross Platform
Compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux, Electron apps build and run on three platforms.
The hard parts made easy

Automatic updatesNative menus & notificationsCrash reportingDebugging & profilingWindows installersElectron
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Firebase Predictions API

Create custom predictions

In addition to the default predictions

will churnwill spendand will not spend
you can create custom predictions based on conversion events in your app.

Get started

Add Analytics and any custom events to your app.Enable Analytics data sharing in your app.Create and evaluate predictions.See the effects of different risk tolerance levels.Use a prediction with Remote Config.Use a prediction with the Notifications composer.
Google Firebase Predictions

Siri - still a long way to go...

Never mind Siri, thanks. ­čśĺ

Will Apple provide external GPU solutions by spring 2018?

There is a little hint that comes with the High Sierra documentation:

Virtual Reality f├╝r den Mac. Eine ganz neue Welt.
Mit macOS High Sierra k├Ânnen Entwickler zum ersten Mal interaktive Virtual Reality Erlebnisse auf dem Mac erstellen – mit dem neuen iMac mit Retina 5K Display, dem neuen iMac Pro, der Ende 2017 kommt, und jedem unterst├╝tzten Mac, der an eine externe GPU gekoppelt ist (Fu├čnote: Geplant f├╝r Fr├╝hjahr 2018).

I am curious :)

Apple High Sierra

Managing State with RxJava by Jake Wharton

Watch: This Brilliant Lego Calendar Syncs With Google

Last year, the designers at Vitamins, a design studio in London, took some time to build something for themselves. What they needed was a way to keep track of all their various projects. It had to be big and visual and easy to use in person but also accessible online. Their solution? A wall-sized calendar made entirely of Lego bricks that syncs with Google automatically via smartphone screenshots.

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