Chapter 12. Conquering the desktop with Electron
This chapter covers
- Building desktop apps with Electron
- Showing desktop menus
- Sending desktop notifications
- Creating cross-platform builds
In the preceding chapter, you learned about building command-line tools with Node. Node is starting to become prominent in another area, however: desktop software. Programmers are increasingly harnessing web technology to solve the problems of cross-platform development. In this chapter, youâll learn how to make a desktop web application based on native desktop features, Node, and client-side web technology. You can develop and run this application in Linux, macOS, and Windows. Youâll also use Node modules in a model that isnât too far removed ...