• Google is taking on one of Microsoft's smartest acquisitions with a new tool for app developers

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    On, Tuesday, Google launched Flutter 1.0, a new open-source toolkit for developers to design mobile apps.
    The idea is that app developers can write an app once, and deploy it on both Apple iOS and Android.
    Flutter is similar conceptually to Microsoft's Xamarin, a $400 million acquisition in 2016 that helped Microsoft rope developers in to its Microsoft Azure cloud. Flutter could, perhaps, do the same for Google and Google Cloud.
    Google is touting Flutter as having some unique features over the competition, such as stateful hot reload, which lets developers make changes to apps and see them...
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  • Why Oath keeps Tumblring

    Why Oath keeps Tumblring

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    I dig on my employer Oath, and then Tencent Music notes and a major loss for the NYC ecosystem and what it means for open source.
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    My three word Oath? I'm with stupid
    It goes without saying that this piece about my employer is my work alone, doesn't reflect management's views, and is done under the auspices of TechCrunch's independent editorial voice. No usage of internal information is assumed or implied.
    This is a...
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  • Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac

    Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac

    7 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 for Windows and Mac, .NET Core 2.2, and .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 at Microsoft Connect; 2018.
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  • Microsoft open-sources WPF, Windows Forms, and WinUI; opens up the .NET Foundation

    Microsoft open-sources WPF, Windows Forms, and WinUI; opens up the .NET Foundation

    7 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Microsoft open-sourced Windows Presentation Foundation , Windows Forms, and Windows UI XAML Library. Plus, the .NET Foundation is opening up.
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