Electron

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Build cross platform desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

What is Electron?

With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker. The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on io.js and Chromium and is used in the Atom editor.
Electron is a tool in the Cross-Platform Desktop Development category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

514 companies use Electron in their tech stacks, including Slack, Intuit, and Bepro Company.

Slack

Intuit

Bepro Company

Paralect

Oxylabs

Mixmax for Web

Datashop

überdosis

Practo

Foretag

Dek-D

Shimo Website

Why developers like Electron

Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications
Open source
Great looking apps such as Slack and Visual Studio Code
Because it's cross platform
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