“Easier to get out of Omnis” (Formerly Studio – Github)
I like the final para. Very good news.
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> On 8 Oct 2017, at 20:05, Clifford Ilkay <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just installed the September update for Visual Studio Code < > https://youtu.be/dQmtzf65jY8>. From the release notes:
> “There is now support for showing actions in the macOS Touch Bar. Out of
> the box we add actions to navigate in editor history as well as the full
> debug tool bar to control the debugger:
> You can enable native window tabs on macOS (Sierra) with the
> “window.nativeTabs”: true setting. In this milestone, we made working with
> native tabs easier.
> The integrated terminal is now using a new canvas-based rendering engine
> which renders approximately 5 to 45 times faster, depending on the
> situation. This change reduces the input latency, power usage, and
> increases the frame rate of the terminal significantly. More details here: < > code.visualstudio.com/blogs/2017/10/03/terminal-renderer>”
> Native tabs, touchbar support, optimizations that take advantage of the GPU
> are all things that were restricted to native applications. This shows how
> far web applications have come and how blurry the lines are between web and
> native applications.
> I also wrote about the challenges of writing native mobile and desktop web
> apps without having disparate code bases for all three. Various players are
> working on that, not the least being Microsoft with their ReactXP < > microsoft.github.io/reactxp/> framework. The “XP” has nothing to do
> with Windows XP. It stands for Cross Platform, as long the platforms are
> web, iOS, Android, and Windows. It’s only a matter of time before macOS is
> one of those platforms.
> ReactXP is not the only game in town. WalmartLabs open sourced their
> universal React stack called Electrode <www.electrode.io/> for
> building web and native applications using React/Node.js last year. The OTA
> (Over the Air) updates mechanism in Electrode is interesting. It enables
> Walmart to push updates directly without having to wait for people to
> download from the app store for their platform.
> By the way, I know there is a reflexive cringe by many Apple enthusiasts
> when Microsoft is mentioned. The Microsoft of Nadella is nothing like the
> Microsoft of Ballmer, the guy who had called Linux a cancer. Now, Microsoft
> ships the Linux Subsystem for Windows 10 and it has just started shipping
> Microsoft SQL Server for Linux. I am quite excited by the latter because
> that will enable us to distribute Linux virtual machine images with SQL
> Server. All our customers will have to do is to initialize the VM by
> serializing SQL Server and entering other pertinent configuration
> information in a web form we will provide for them.
> Clifford Ilkay
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