Stop saying that Electron apps are cross platform!

They only run on one platform, the web. In order for people who use Linux/macOS/Windows to be able to run them, they require a translation layer, the Electron runtime, that they all ship with.

It's like when TeamViewer used to ship the Windows version with a copy of Wine as the Linux version. You can run that on Linux indeed, but that's neither a Linux app nor a cross-platform one.

Watching Mastodon grow and seeing other ActivityPub compatible platforms appearing is great! I love that all these disparate applications work together to form one new user base. By making your new software ActivityPub aware, you're getting a built in community. I hope it continues to grow and grow.

"You Should Not Ignore the Mastodon Social Network Any More - Carl Chenet's Blog"

carlchenet.com/do-not-ignore-t

Ich verstehe unsere Wähler auch nicht mehr. Gerade die beiden Parteien mit den meisten Korruptionsfällen, Milliarden Schulden, Verurteilten, Nazis, Verfassungsgefahren & Populisten sind vorne. 😒
Das hat sich #Österreich nicht verdient.
#schwarzblau

RT @AxelMaier1

Besser kann man es nicht zusammenfassen. #Sicherungshaft #abbiegeassistent

🐦🔗: twitter.com/AxelMaier1/status/

This is such an amazing talk. It remembers me always on . How programming should be!
vimeo.com/36579366

Some other cool alternatives in the fediverse:

Pixelfed: A federated Instagram-like pixelfed.social/

PeerTube: A P2P YouTube-like joinpeertube.org/en/home/

Pleroma: Another federated microblogging galaxy pleroma.social/

Many more here too! fediverse.party/

Functional Café

functional.cafe is an instance for people interested in functional programming and languages.