Comments on “Slack Beta
Niv Dror@nivo0o0 · Writer/Social Editor @ProductHunt
Great article on @TheNextWeb about Slack's Beta. Key Section: Their current macOS app is built using MacGap, which is a wrapper for web apps — so technically, it was just a port of the web version of the Slack website in a desktop window. However, the beta is rebuilt from the ground up using Electron, speeding things up … See more
Juan Buis@juanbuis · internet words
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Vytas Butkevicius@vytasbu · Product
@nivo0o0 @thenextweb Massive improvements! my Slack app is now on steroids (and no, I didn't just spend 2 minutes switching between teams)
Rotem Yakir@rotemthegolfer · Guggy CEO - Fun-up Your Message
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Christian Montoya@cm0nt0y4 · Looking for a new opportunity
@nivo0o0 @thenextweb For the record, Electron is a web app wrapper just like MacGap. MacGap is just a dead project whereas Electron has a lively community and ongoing updates.
Peter Cooper@peterc · Publisher-in-chief, Cooper Press
@cm0nt0y4 @nivo0o0 @thenextweb Fun bit of trivia for people as well, MacGap was originally developed by Alex MacCaw who now does Clearbit :-)