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Element vs Photon: What are the differences?
What is Element? A Vue 2.0-based desktop UI library for developers, designers and PMs. Element is a Vue 2.0 based component library for developers, designers and product managers, with a set of design resources.
What is Photon? Framework for Electron apps. The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.
Element and Photon can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools.
Element and Photon are both open source tools. It seems that Element with 39K GitHub stars and 8.17K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Photon with 9.04K GitHub stars and 519 GitHub forks.
Pros of Element
- Very complete solution3
Pros of Photon
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Cons of Element
- Buggy in parts2