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MacGap vs pygame: What are the differences?

MacGap: Desktop WebKit wrapper for HTML/CSS/JS applications. MacGap provides HTML/JS/CSS developers an Xcode project for developing native OS X App. These Apps run in OS X's WebView and take advantage of WebKit technologies. MacGap exposes a JavaScript API for OS X integration, such as displaying native notifications or writing data to a file. MacGap is extremely lightweight and nimble; a blank application weighs less than 1MB; pygame: Open Source python programming language library for making multimedia applications. It is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with the Python programming language.

MacGap can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category, while pygame is grouped under "Game Development".

MacGap is an open source tool with 3.59K GitHub stars and 227 GitHub forks. Here's a link to MacGap's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of MacGap
Pros of pygame
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    Remember that Mac app you always wanted to create... ?
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    Easy to install
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    Simple
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    Lightweigt by only being 12 mb

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Cons of MacGap
Cons of pygame
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    Only for Mac
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    Has only 2d
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    Slow

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What is MacGap?

MacGap provides HTML/JS/CSS developers an Xcode project for developing native OS X App. These Apps run in OS X's WebView and take advantage of WebKit technologies. MacGap exposes a JavaScript API for OS X integration, such as displaying native notifications or writing data to a file. MacGap is extremely lightweight and nimble; a blank application weighs less than 1MB.

What is pygame?

It is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with the Python programming language.

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