#4 Product of the MonthMay 2016
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Lots of updates here which you can read in their blog announcement A few things: The release of Electron API Demos which contains code snippets to help you get your app started and tips on effectively using the Electron APIs. The release of Devtron, an open-source extension to the Chrome Developer Tools designed to help you inspect, debug, and troubleshoot your Electron app. A new release of Spectron - the integration testing framework for Electron apps. The intro video:
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@bentossell feels like Desktop apps making big comeback with Whatsapp, Telegram etc. But this could be huge for AV companies. I used to work in one and the amount of effort building/managing all the web and desktop apps was huge, leading to insanely slow release cycles!
Electron probably played a big part in the renewal of desktop apps, in the late. It's the react-native of desktop: use web tech, build desktop apps. Extremely powerful and versatile project.
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Using it since early betas. Great to hear that the official 1.0 released! Electron is a must for webapp developers who want to build apps for desktop too!
Awesome!!! Been using Electron aka Atom shell for over a year. Can do anything with JavaScript these days!