Building Cross-Platform Desktop Apps with Electron

Building Cross-Platform Desktop Apps with Electron

Despite the phenomenal popularity of web applications, there’s still a need for desktop applications that fit a certain class of functionality.

The fine folks at Github have developed a framework that allows developers the ability to build cross platform desktop applications using JavaScript. Join me as we take a whirlwind tour of Electron and discover what is possible today, on the desktop, using JavaScript.

We've seen JS in the browser, and then on the server and even on mobile. Is it finally time for JS on the desktop?

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Gabriel Fortuna

July 16, 2016
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