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 ??

Do you like Electron apps? Chances are you don’t. In this post I list reasons why I don’t think Electron apps are bad, and why haters should chill.

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

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