Leon Mika

Follow @lmika on Micro.blog.

I’m toying around with the idea of building something to help me upload multiple photos to Micro.blog and easily produce a gallery. I’m hoping for this thing to work in both Android and macOS. After watching a few Google IO sessions this year, I hear that Flutter can now build macOS applications, so that seems like the best framework to try. There’s even a package that offers macOS looking controls.

I took a brief look at the online demo and I’m quite impressed by how close they get to real macOS controls. Buts just like CGI faces, there’s a bit of an uncanny valley associated with them, in that they look so close to native macOS controls but it’s clear that they’re not.

I wonder whether it’s worth going with this control-set regardless, or whether it’s better leaning in to the fact that this won’t be a Mac-assed Mac app and going with something completely different.

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