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People who build on Electron should understand the technical tradeoffs they are making. On the one hand, they get a cross platform app, on the other, they have an extra Issue in their bug tracker to move to another platform, with occasional reminders thereof.

On an unrelated note, highly polarising comments about languages and frameworks are characteristic of people who lack real-world programming experience and are more interested in building an identity than creating computer programs.




I was recently tasked to build a cross platform win/linux/macos application. After looking around a few options, I plumped for Electron. (Also since I can write JS etc. pretty confidently)

Glad I did. The project was done way faster than I could have imagined. And everyone else was amazed and pleased as punch with the result.

Job done. :)


Great job optimizing for developer productivity!


> on the other, they have an extra Issue in their bug tracker to move to another platform

I presume that in this case such bug reports would be closed immediately.




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