What is Electron ?

What is Electron ?

What is Electron ?

One of the technology used in 41 studio, we use electron, have you ever heard about Electron ?, this time we will discuss about how to make an application using Electron, let us refer to the following explanation.


1. What is Electron ?


Electron present in 2013 as a framework where Atom as a text editor GitHub is built. Its own definition, Electron is an open source developed by Github to build cross-platform desktop applications with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Electron combine Chromium and Node.js into a single runtime and applications can be packaged for Mac, Windows, and Linux. In 2014, Electron become a popular tool used by open source developers startups.


2. Who Is Core Team and Contributors ?


Electron are managed by the GitHub team and some of the active contributors in the community are contributors who work in companies that develop Electron.


3. What Have Released ?


Electron often release bugfix APIs and new versions of Chromium and Node.js. The Chromium Electron Version is usually updated within a week or two after a new stable Chromium version is launched.


4. What Is The Core Philosophy of Electron ?


In order to keep Electron (file size) small, and ongoing deployment dependencies and APIs, the project limits the scope of the core project.


5. What Apps Built on Electron ?


Electron have made many different applications for companies including: Clipboard, Atom, Brave Browser, Ghost, Jibo, Slack and www.wordpress.com.

We 41studio provide services in making desktop applications using Web Technologies and Electron, if you need these services can visit our website at www.41studio.com and do not forget to leave a comment below.


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