When comparing Xojo vs Proton native, the Slant community recommends Proton native for most people. In the question“What are the best tools for building cross-platform desktop apps with web technologies?” Proton native is ranked 5th while Xojo is ranked 7th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Easy to use
Easy to make compiled native apps.
Pro Open source
Pro Uses native tools
Not running a browser to manage the GUI, it uses less resources than the alternatives.
Pro No chromium
Is not based on chromium.
Con Subscription-based/Not free
Using this product you're betting the company will still be around. If they get bought out by an enterprise that wants to use the tech internally, all they need to do is stop offering subscriptions and suddenly you're scrambling to rebuild your entire app on other technology.
Con No Android support
They plan to eventually support Android, but for now, they only support iOS.
Con Not popular
Not being popular as electron js, its development isn't quite at the same pace.
Con No styling
Being based on libui, CSS styling isn't available.