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Seriously Folks, Electron Apps Aren’t That Bad… – OMG! Ubuntu!

Yes, electron is bad and if you use Electron for serious app development you should feel bad.

Having tools to prototype is cool, HTML and JavaScript are widely known, as markup and programming languages, but having a full apps that are more dependencies than the app itself is in my opinion wrong.

A 100 Mb app in RAM might not mean something in new computers with 16GB of RAM but I think on the resources you are wasting and your crappy app is  it even well integrated to the OS.

I have to use them, but seriously, does it makes any difference to run the web app directly in the browser ?? read more

Linux file manager security exploit leaves a “Bad Taste”

I don’t know what’s the point of integrating Windows features into Linux if they are not going to be native. Integrating VBScript on linux to run in the File Manager?. Why?

If you need a “Windows-only” feature then run windows, with the current machines you can do it perfectly in a Virtual Machine if you want to still run Linux/macOS, if there is a vulnerability it will be isolated to your VM.

Anyway… I vote for “integrating” stuff written for other OS into the main OS. read more