Chapter 5: Building a WYSIWYG Editor for the Desktop using Electron

Web applications are traditionally built with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Their use has also been widely spread to server development using Node.js. Various tools and frameworks have emerged in recent years that use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create applications for desktop and mobile. In this chapter, we are going to investigate how to create desktop applications using Angular and Electron.

Electron is a JavaScript framework that is used to build native desktop applications with web technologies. If we combine it with the Angular framework, we can create fast and highly performant web applications. In this chapter, we will build a desktop WYSIWYG editor and cover the following ...

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