Electron 12.0.6

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Electron is a free and open-source GUI framework that provides developers the possibility to creating native applications using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code.

This takes advantage of Chromium and Node.js so you can build your application with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This application is an open source project managed by GitHub and the community of active contributors. Electron build and run on three platforms. Compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux. This project is named as electron by its amazing community.

Some well-known program that created using Electrons are Atom, GitKraken, Nylas N1, GitHub Desktop, and Visual Studio Code. Actually, the developer behind Electron is also behind Atom.

Electron Fiddle lets you create and play with small experiments. You will deal with a quick launch template and once it opening – edit a few things you need, select the version of the application you want to run, and play it. Then, save your Fiddle either as GitHub Gist or to a local folder. After being pushed to GitHub, anyone can quickly try your violin by entering it in the address bar.

It supports Windows 7 and newer versions – trying to develop applications on older versions of Windows will not work. Microsoft has free virtual computer images with Windows 10 for developers.

Full documentation and development details can be checked on GitHub, including a quick start guide and application distribution details.

The GUI framework can be accessed through the electron.exe file (for Windows), which brings up a user-friendly interface and shows command that you can enter in the console to run your application. Alternatively, you can drag and drop it in this window.

In short, Electron provides a clean and intuitive interface for developing desktop applications with the help of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Free, open source, and well documented.

Requirements: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

Download: Electron 12.0.6 (32-bit) | 74.5 MB – Open Source

Download: Electron 12.0.6 (64-bit) | 78.9 MB – Open Source

Author: GitHub, Inc.