I've been working hard on getting the Files utility to work by working on the Utility Layer.
My goal is to get the (0.1) Files utility finished by the first week of January (and it seems like I should be able to make it).
I just wanted to quickly post a screenshot of where I am so far.
There's a lot to explain as to what's going on behind the scenes because I've added a lot of stuff, so I'll save that for later.
Here's the screenshot: