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Cross-platform Desktop Application Development: Electron, Node, NW.js, and React by Dmitry Sheiko

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System clipboard

Usually, the copy/paste functionality involves system clipboard. NW.js provides an API to control it (http://docs.nwjs.io/en/latest/References/Clipboard/). Unfortunately, it's quite limited; we cannot transfer an arbitrary file between applications, which you may expect of a file manager. Yet, some things are still available to us.

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