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Discussion on: A stable alternative to SQLite for offline desktop app?

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt Author • Edited

I can use ipcMain/ipcRenderer for Electron as well, but

  • I want to avoid Electron, and use web server, which is much smaller instead. And, I don't have a very good experience with zserge/webview...
  • I want to enable user-defined CSS styling, which is much better supported in real web browser, or Electron; than perhaps Qt or JavaFX.
  • I want to app to be programmable, so I expose the API via REST + OpenAPI / Swagger.
  • I do fear a little about security on localhost. Perhaps I will use a token-based authentication.