Lots of hate for Electron today. I'll admit that it has it's problems, but everything has it's trade-offs. I work in a small company and sometimes you have to use sub-optimal tech for the job because otherwise the job doesn't get done.

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If step 1 to writing your app is "Learn a new language, including conventions and toolset and then get your team on board with it too", it will take much longer to get anything written.

So while I agree that I would like my apps to use less resources, I can't really blame the choice to write an app in Electron when you are a web dev shop. Same as if someone writes their app in Xamarin.

Most of us have the responsibility of choosing the right tool for the job. Can you say it's the right tool if it means the app takes a year longer to get written?

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