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

How is that a small (semi invisible) application can drain your battery and slow your computer

I never thought that Magnet, an application to snap windows from one place to another would raise the CPU usage from 0 to ~80% every time I switch from app to app. I guess this thin makes some sort of computing every time I do that switch.

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