Electron: Detailed Overview & Metrics

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Electron is a popular framework for building cross-platform desktop applications using web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It allows developers to create native-like desktop applications with access to native APIs and capabilities. Electron is widely used by developers to build applications for various operating systems such as Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Compared to other alternatives like NW.js, Electron provides a more streamlined development experience and better performance. It offers a rich ecosystem of plugins and tools, making it easier to extend and customize applications. Electron is actively maintained and continuously updated to support the latest web technologies and operating system features.

Alternatives:
nw.js+
proton-native+
carlo+
neutralinojs+
tauri+
deskgap+
nodegui+
sciter-js-sdk+
appjs+
electron-forge+

Tags: javascriptframeworkdesktopcross-platformnative-api