Hyper Reviews

Cool source code, but functionality... :-/

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The fact that Hyper is implemented using Electron in awesome. Begin hosted on GitHub is awesome.

However, feature-wise, even the default GNOME terminal is better. Midnight Commander looks a little shitty in Hyper. And do you honestly need fireworks when you type commands?!

Tabs make it visually hard to distinguish which the active tab is.

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You are right, it definitely lacks functionality. But it looks fucking awesome. I mean jaw-dropping Awesome.

Extensions exist.

I have to agree. It lacks features compared with others. But it's visually configurable with CSS, I think that's the selling point. I've configured it to have animated CSS scanlines. It's also a way to create custom "skins" for console apps like roguelikes (I love me some classic roguelike games).

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Finally good looking terminal. Unfortunately, really heavy on resources and sometimes influences system performance.

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I am looking for the iTerm of Windows. Electron-based... eww. Also, very first experience: Ctrl+C, which in every single other console clears the command and gets you a clean prompt. Nope, not here.

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