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A library for building cross-platform native desktop applications
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What is NodeGUI?

It is an open source library for building cross-platform native desktop applications with JavaScript and CSS like styling. It is based on Qt5 and NOT chromium, hence it is memory and cpu efficient.
NodeGUI is a tool in the Cross-Platform Desktop Development category of a tech stack.
NodeGUI is an open source tool with 8.8K GitHub stars and 288 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to NodeGUI's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses NodeGUI?

15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use NodeGUI.

NodeGUI Integrations

JavaScript, Node.js, TypeScript, CSS 3, and Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with NodeGUI. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with NodeGUI.
Pros of NodeGUI
Its not hybrid & fully native.
Easy to make cross platform & resource efficient apps
Has React & Vue support named (react|vue)-nodegui
It uses Qode which is a fork of Node to be used with QT
No webkit thus super resource efficient
Rich API which binds C++ QT

NodeGUI's Features

  • Cross platform
  • Low CPU and memory footprint
  • Styling with CSS
  • Complete Nodejs api support
  • Good Devtools support

NodeGUI Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to NodeGUI?
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.
Proton Native
Create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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NodeGUI's Followers
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