Electron (formerly known as Atom Shell) is an open-source framework developed and maintained by GitHub. Electron allows for the development of desktop GUI applications using web technologies: It combines the Chromium rendering engine and the Node.js runtime. Electron is the main GUI framework behind several notable open-source projects including Atom, GitHub Desktop, Light Table, Visual Studio Code, and WordPress Desktop.
We use it at United Networks
We’ve developed several internal applications like :
- Invoicing tools ;
- Monitoring tools ;
- Communication tools.
Applications that use Electron
- WordPress Desktop
- WhatsApp Desktop
- All apps here
Quick introduction to Electron
Eletron website: https://www.electronjs.org/
GitHub project: https://github.com/electron
Twitter page: https://twitter.com/electronjs