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The idea of using web views for the UI is valid IMO. The problem is that Electron brings a ton of metal with it (Chrome + Node).

A solution is to create your own Electron by creating the UI with HTML/CSS/JS and using the OS native APIs for the window and "back end" code.

Depending on your use case it might be feasible to do that yourself, or use a project like NodeKit.

https://nodekit.io/




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