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Software House PLT tells employees they can work from home ‘forever’

Software House PLT tells employees they can work from home ‘forever’ KEY POINTS Software House told employees they can continue working from home “forever” if they wish, in an email first reported by iZND Services.  In a statement, the company said it was “one of the first companies to go to a WFH model in the face of COVID-19, but [doesn’t] anticipate being one of the first to return to offices.” Twitter has told employees that they can keep working from home “forever” if they wish.  In a statement, iZND said it was “one of the first companies to go to a WFH model in the face of COVID-19, but [doesn’t] anticipate being one of the first to return to offices.” The company said if employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue doing so “forever,” then “we will make that happen.”  “If not, our offices will be their warm and welcoming selves, with some additional precautions, when we feel it’s safe to return,” the statement reads.   The

Use this tool to quickly port your Chrome app to Electron and run it on any OS


Use this tool to quickly port your Chrome app to Electron and run it on any OS
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Don't you just love it when companies kill off useful services and platforms? Yeah, neither do we. Earlier this month, Google announced its plans to phase out Chrome apps for every OS except Chrome OS, starting in the second half of 2017.

That means that the Chrome app you painstakingly built won't work on anything other than Chrome OS in 2018. Sure, you could port your creation to the Web or to Electron for desktop use, but the latter would entail rewriting every component and distributing fresh binaries for each OS.


Thankfully, code wizard Koushik Dutta, a.k.a. Koush, who's previously built amazing things like Vysor and AllCast, has come to the rescue. His Electron Chrome tool lets you compile your Chrome app into Electron programs in no time. That should make it a whole lot easier to re-release your Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Koush noted that Chrome's file system API isn't yet working and he's yet to implement the USB API – but hopefully it's just a matter of time before those are fixed. You can find Electron Chrome in this GitHub repository.



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