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Revolutionizing the Developer Workflow: Our Journey with Pieces

Hey DEV community! 👋

We're a group of developers who've been in the trenches just like many of you. We've experienced the highs and lows of coding, the excitement of solving complex problems, and the frustration of workflow inefficiencies. That's why we decided to create something we wish we had all along - a tool that evolves with us, understands our workflow, and keeps everything we need within reach. We call it Pieces, and here's a quick summary:

Pieces: Your Personalized AI Development Assistant

Imagine a tool that integrates seamlessly across your entire development workflow - from browsing solutions online to writing code in your IDE, and even during team collaborations. Pieces is that tool (or tool-between-tools).

It’s an AI-enabled productivity booster designed to understand and adapt to your unique development style, and help you capture and enrich useful resources along the way. Our aim? To make your work faster, more efficient, and enjoyable.

Why Pieces is a Game-Changer for Developers:

  • Persisted Copilot, Contextualized with RAG: Our copilot isn't just another AI assistant. Running at the operating system level, it uses retrieval augmented generation to learn from your workflow, providing contextualized code generation and suggestions that actually make sense.
  • LLM Utilization Across Platforms: We're proud to be one of the first to offer fully functional LLM integrations across macOS, Linux, and Windows. We also give every developer the freedom of choice in terms of cloud, custom, or local LLMs.
  • On-Device Security and Privacy: Your data stays yours. Pieces processes data on-device for optimal security and privacy, with the option to run AI capabilities either locally or in the cloud, based on your needs.
  • Workflow Integration: Pieces is a bridge across the critical elements of your workflow. Whether you're researching, coding, or collaborating, it's there, enhancing productivity without disrupting your process. Easily save and reuse code from anywhere, ask questions about entire repositories or code snippets you find online, extract code from screenshots, and more.
  • Automatic Enrichment: Say goodbye to disorganized snippets and screenshots. Our intelligent storage agent automatically enriches saved content with useful context and metadata, boosting searchability and reuse.
  • Workflow Activity Tracking: Keep track of your workflow activities seamlessly, so you can pick up where you left off.

We believe that Pieces isn't just another tool; it's an atomic part of your everyday work-in-progress journey. It's designed to learn and grow with you, ensuring that every coding session is more productive than the last.

We'd Love to Hear From You!

We're excited about Pieces, but what truly matters is what you think. Give Pieces a try and let us know your thoughts. Your feedback is invaluable as we continuously work to make Pieces the best it can be for developers everywhere.

P.s., if you download Pieces now for free, you’ll get a year of free access to our pro plan which is releasing in early 2024!

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