Building Real-World Desktop Apps With Electron

Building Real-World Desktop Apps With Electron

Building Real-World Desktop Apps With Electron
And how Slack has used Electron to scale

There’s one surprising thing which links the VS Code, Slack, WhatsApp, Github and Atom desktop apps together - they have all been built using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Thanks to Electron, building these powerful, cross-platform desktop apps is easier than you think.

Today we’ll learn how to do just that. We’ll talk about the pros and cons of building Electron apps, and look at a real-world example to see how Slack has been created. We’ll dive into Slack’s architecture, and investigate why we solved some of the problems we faced in the way we did.

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Anuj Nair

July 19, 2018
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