The number of flutter jobs outside Google must be less than 5 in th eentire world...so why talk about it ?
Google's developer keynote at its IO show on Wednesday focused on Android and on web technology, which suddenly looks much more capable thanks to WebGPU, an API that allows web applications to tap into local GPU hardware. Chrome 113 arrived with WebGPU switched on by default in early April, and Google is pitching the …
Thursday 11th May 2023 08:38 GMT abend0c4
An API that allows web applications to tap into local GPU hardware
What we're edging our way towards is a universal desktop API that can support both local and remote back-end applications.
Thursday 11th May 2023 08:56 GMT Anonymous Coward
Some AI in Android Studio you say...
So Android Studio has gained an AI has it.
If that AI has any 'intelligence' it will, from the first instance it looks any anything in Android Studio, demand the entire monstrosity be binned.
I can only guess polishing a turd is the next big thing these days.
Thursday 11th May 2023 12:13 GMT Howard Sway
an API that allows web applications to tap into local GPU hardware.
Did they have a meeting where they specifically discussed how they could make it much easier for cryptominers and other machine hijackers to misuse other people's computers? Or has nobody yet clicked that allowing arbitrary low level web assembly code downloaded automatically from a webpage to access hardware is a really really bad idea?
Monday 15th May 2023 12:50 GMT Anonymous Coward