back to article Google's AI-fueled IDE Project IDX tries to show you how your app runs on Android, iOS

Google has added a fresh round of features to Project IDX, its cloud-based development environment. As may be surmised from a name that includes the term "project," Google's work on Project IDX isn't entirely done. Take Project Starline, Google's video telepresence gambit, which surfaced in 2021 and is still being refined. Or …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Hoo boy

    "IDX workspaces now can auto-detect network ports when applications need to make firewall adjustments. They also allow command-line tools, scripts, and utilities to be run in workspaces without local installation."

    I sincerely hope they've nailed the security on that, because that sounds like a hacker's dream tool.

  2. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

    What is old is new again

    I just got Android 14 and it wouldn't surprise me if an AI worked on it. We're entering a new era where complex systems are full of weird bugs yet they never crash. They have machine level perfection even as they are unfit for their purpose.

    Just like good old 8 bit computers. They never crashed because they didn't know how to.

  3. druck Silver badge

    Your milage wont vary

    Generative models all too confidently offer broken code from time to time. YMMV

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