Electron: Detailed Overview & Metrics

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Electron is a popular framework that allows developers to build cross-platform desktop applications using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It combines the power of Chromium and Node.js to provide a seamless desktop application development experience.

With Electron, you can create native-like applications for Windows, macOS, and Linux, using familiar web development tools and frameworks. It provides access to native APIs, allowing you to interact with the underlying operating system and utilize system resources.

Compared to other alternatives like NW.js, Electron has gained significant popularity and has a large and active community. It offers extensive documentation, a wide range of plugins and libraries, and regular updates and improvements.

Electron is actively maintained and widely used by companies and developers to create desktop applications for various purposes, including code editors, communication tools, and media players.

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

Tags: javascriptframeworkdesktopcross-platformwebChromiumNode.js