mastodon-webview is a wonderful little app that puts the web UI in its own little window/app.

Written in Go using the webview library that makes use of system webview components the result is a small 2.4Mb binary. This in comparison to apps where every app ships an entire copy of Chromium.

github.com/rosstimson/mastodon

@wezm I've seen someone making a prototype of similar thing with Windows & macOS webviews.
It's not really fair to compare to Electron, though, because it's just one of two processes (other could be Node) so you cannot talk to native. Still nice, fits the case

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