Repl.it Desktop 😯
AppliDev (87)

Hello, replers I was just wondering if any of you are interested in a repl.it desktop app. I know they were working on one but I think they stopped that one. So if you are interested in a repl.it desktop app just upvote this (If we get 20 upvotes I will do it). And I will try to convince the creators (which are @amasad and @hayaodeh ) to let me code one and if you guys want to help! I am happy to collab with you!
Also, by the way, I am planning to use Electron!
Look at this post: https://repl.it/talk/ask/Replit-Desktop-SIgnup/18409
Join the support discord server: https://discord.gg/PB4h5pt

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TheDrone7 (551)

@KelvinVerhey I understand the complains about electron apps bogging your system if you're using a Pentium powered PC from the 80's but for any average pc in the last decade, the amount if resources consumed by an electron app is negligible.
Also, as @leon332157 said, we're free devs contributing to repl.it as a token of thanks and not as employees as a job.
Web devs use electron to build desktop apps while honing their web dev skills. Which means, this project is not just contributing to repl.it, but also contributing to honing the web development skills of the ones involved in the development. Oof course, you can start another project using c++ for building native desktop apps. But if you're not interested in this idea, doesn't mean you can tell the devs of this project to do what you want. Start your own project and gain your own support if you must.