A burst of development energy in a number of directions recently.
And things are starting to self-organize towards the new ecosystem.
Today’s exciting news : OWL makes a very nice desktop app, thanks to Electron.
Here’s the github repo.
I’ll be doing more testing, compiling, packaging this shortly. So that even non-geeks can play with it. But it seems to work fine.
To be honest, the few times I’ve installed OWL on non-geek friends’ machines, the “run a server and look at OWL in the browser” part has confused / put people off. Now things are VERY much simpler.
This is also going to give me some momentum to add a couple of extra features / ideas I’ve been thinking about over the last couple of years.
In the short term … this desktop repo is likely to be where I develop the next round of functionality. Though I’ll be porting these new features back to the Android and web-based versions.
What’s simplest and leads to least repetition of code?