Starting 22nd August 2020, all previous versions of Electron will become
deprecated and we will no longer provide support for them. We won't be removing
the downloads, but we will be moving those old versions to an archive page.
The reason why we've decided to make this bold change is because Electron isn't
very great. Electron was never designed to make web browsers or large
applications, it was designed for people and companies to convert their existing
web apps into full-on applications for
We use Electron. There, I said it.
We're not ashamed of using Electron and there are many reasons why we chose
Electron and not just forked Chromium.
* Electron isn't a massive learning curve. C++ isn't friendly for beginners,
and I've never touched C++ in my life.
* Electron gives you easy access to Web APIs. Web APIs are becoming more
sophisticated and having a big set of tools ready to use is amazing.
* Electron gives you access to Node modules. Something like Axios or request