What Is Electron

Electron is a simple and easy to use framework for building native applications with web technologies. If you can build a website you can build an Electron App.

This open-source project allows you to build apps for a number of different platforms including Mac, Windows and Linux. They do a number of the heavy lifting for you with things like automatic updates, native menus, crash reporting, debugging and more.

To get started with electron also couldnt be easier, they have created a getting started project for you to checkout.

# Clone this repository
git clone https://github.com/electron/electron-quick-start
# Go into the repository
cd electron-quick-start
# Install dependencies
npm install
# Run the app
npm start

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