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Electron Toolkit vs Proton Native: What are the differences?
Electron Toolkit: Tools to make launching Electron apps easier. GUI for Electron - package and built your app; Proton Native: A React environment for cross platform native desktop app. Create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms.
Electron Toolkit and Proton Native belong to "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Electron Toolkit are:
- GUI for Electron
- App icon generator
- Screen capturer
On the other hand, Proton Native provides the following key features:
- Same syntax as React Native
- Works with existing React libraries such as Redux
- Cross platform
Electron Toolkit and Proton Native are both open source tools. It seems that Proton Native with 8.96K GitHub stars and 269 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Electron Toolkit with 829 GitHub stars and 33 GitHub forks.
Pros of Electron Toolkit
Pros of Proton Native
- Full cross plataform3
- Very fast3
- React style1
- Is native1
- Code reuse with react native apps0
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Cons of Electron Toolkit
Cons of Proton Native
- Low community for the moment1