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

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What this book covers

Chapter 1, Creating a File Explorer with NW.js - Planning, Designing, and Development, shows that development starts with the blueprint of the file explorer application. We set up a development environment for NW.js and get a crash course on npm, which we will use to install any additional software, and build and run applications. We develop a static prototype of the application. On the way, we learn the best practices for writing maintainable CSS and get a brief introduction to ES2015.

Chapter 2, Creating a File Explorer with NW.js - Enhancement and Delivery, covers the extension and finalization of the application. For that, we master desktop environment integration APIs such as the clipboard, context menu, and tray. ...

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