Friday, 13 July, 2018 UTC


Kball and Feross talk with Shelley Vohr and Jeremy Apthorp about what Electron is, why to use it, and what comes next for the platform.
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  • Shelley Vohr – Twitter, GitHub
  • Jeremy Apthorp – Twitter, GitHub
  • Kevin Ball – Twitter, GitHub, Website
  • Feross Aboukhadijeh – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
  • Electron memory usage compared to other cross-platform frameworks | rory is ok
  • Put your Electron app on a diet with Electrino – DailyJS – Medium
  • How To Make Your Electron App Sexy - DC
  • Overall speed of electron based products · Issue #5672 · electron/electron
  • The npm Blog — JavaScript Usage by Industry