@metalune After listening to this in full. This is by far one of my favorite dev memes now. Thanks for sharing.

I wonder if there's more musical parodies about languages...

@metalune Imagine submitting an abstract for a conference that includes a 5 minute acapella introduction.

Imagine reading thru the submissions and finding that.

@Metruzanca I already know that one, but I can hardly relate since I was lucky enough to never really get that deep into javascript

@metalune Oh, I have a folder of javascript memes. That way, if someone sends me a meme to lowkey and tries to say my language is bad, I can reply with a better self-deprecating js meme.

@metalune Hmmm no really... Haven't used that folder since an awesome colleague I had a year ago.

Js is in a really good place nowadays.

@Metruzanca well, at least for the devs, for the users... not so much *initiating dad-wheeze*

@metalune Personally, I refuse to say to disable js just because there are a few bad actors.

One of the reasons I like web development so much is its accessibility and flexibility.

Some native apps are adopting web UIs vs traditional UIs. e.g. Syncthing & Miniflux

@Metruzanca I am not a big fan of that, quite honestly, Web UIs tend to be much heavier and the only real advantage is that they look better and are sometimes easier to write (but only sometimes)

@metalune Thats another I really don't care about personally. I'd rather an app look the same on every OS rather than look slightly different to conform to the OS's Desktop Env. Most native apps don't do that anymore either.

Dark and light is taken from the OS tho on the web.

@Metruzanca I'd rather have my goddamn application that just uses one singular button don't take up loads of RAM and CPU cycles to render because the developers thought they needed to use motherfucking electron, *looks at *

@metalune Electron is indeed heavier than it needs to be. Thats why I'm exited to see NodeGUI become more stable.

Its a "wrapper" of QT, but the author actually went thru the trouble of syncing the event loops resulting in a pretty nice framework that has nodejs as a codebehind and QT for native components. You can write electron style apps in it and get the same results for MUCH MUCH less ram.

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