Front-End Developer — Denver, CO — http://www.elijah-williams.io/
[WIP] For a small project I did a couple months ago, I tried to hand-roll my own authentication. It was frustrating, difficult, and probably not very secure. After using authO recently, I wouldn’t recommend anyone roll their own.
So how did the screenshot app project turn out? Really well once we figured out how to communicate between files (see my last post). We found that building a simple Electron app can be pretty straight forward.
One of the unique challenges with working with Electron and React was understanding how the files would interact with each other. The Electron docs recommend having a main.js file to “create windows and handle system…