Open source is at the ❤️ of everything we do at Appwrite, and we want to enable and foster the open-source community that helped us grow to nearly 24,000 stars on GitHub.
Open-source projects, though, require a great deal of effort to maintain and grow. We use open-source tools every day to build Appwrite, and we want to help our community.
To give back, each Appwrite engineer gets to pick an open-source project for Appwrite to sponsor for one year.
I've always been both a Linux and Windows user. While using the latter, there was only one thing that I always envied macOS users: Alfred.
Everyone knows the joke by now: Windows search is awful and should be burned at the stake…
Lucky for us the open-source community is here to rescue us! While browsing through Reddit, I came upon Flow-Launcher, and I immediately fell in love with it! 😍
Simply put… Everything! Seriously it has an Everything plugin that allows you to search your files at lightning speed!
The plugin ecosystem is amazing!! Do you want unit and currency conversion? You got it. Do you want GitHub integrations, instant translation, hex color conversion, putty, gifs, plex, and much much more? Guess what: you got it.
Do you want to find a cure to the existential dread born from the realization that we're all monkeys with shoes on a speck of dust orbiting around a small star in an uncaring universe… ehm, well… sorry, no luck here, but did I mention plugins?
And if your favorite app/workflow doesn't have a plugin, you can simply write a new one and share it with the community.
Somehow the open-source community managed to fix something that a multi-billion dollar company like Microsoft couldn't. If you are a Windows user, Flow-Launcher will make your life a lot easier.
Appwrite is an open-source Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS), packaged as a set of Docker micro-services, to give developers of any background the tools necessary to build modern apps quickly and securely.
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