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Discussion on: Why Most Developers Prefer The Dark Theme IDE?

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I need to say that dark themes don‘t save energy per se! The LCD Displays have a back illumination and the liquid Crystal blocks the light for the dark pixels. They use the same amount of backlight if you have white or black background image. OLED Displays produce light per pixel and can save energy when you use a dark background. That is why they can save battery for the newer smart phones. Sorry, physics geek here.