The number of insanely cool things happening in GNOME/GTK land right now is ridiculous

The new libhandy widgets in the pipeline alone are incredible, but there's also apps going adaptive left and right, GTK4 opening the door to a whole world of new animations, and some very exciting stuff on the shell side


2021 is going to be an amazing year for GNOME ✨

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The current stuff is always shitty, fiddly, not nice, buggy, unstable, and so on. Like a big bundle of dirty hacks.

But you constantly hear voices that the next step is a really big thing and everything is going to be great.

... that was true for my last ~20 KDE years, and it's probably equally true for Gnome. :-P

@tbernard ... but I'm a bit excited anyways, admittedly, because I'm going to give libhandy a try for some of my UIs in the next year.

I just recently began using Gtk for that, and was a bit disappointed from the very classic, old-fashioned look and feel it had.

@tbernard Oh yes it will 🚀

There are new contributors every day, the most experienced ones are making it always easier for newcomers to make incredible apps, we're working on making the onboarding experience smoother: there is A LOT happening and it's not about to stop!

@tbernard I ♥ that apps can start using GTK 4 _now_ and not have to wait for a distro to ship GTK 4.

Thanks, Flatpak & Flathub!

@garrett @tbernard Flathub solved my problem of how to get Zoom to my users in an easy to update way (sad that we have to use Zoom, damn you pandemic). The sandboxing makes it way preferable than downloading a package from their website too!

@garrett @tbernard not here, it seems the packaged Mesa is version 20.1, and I have a Radeon that needs 20.2

seems like not even Flatpak can save us all :blobcatderpy:
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