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Electron in Action Book Description:

Electron framework for building cross-platform desktop applications with web technologies. It combines Google Chrome’s content module with Node.js, letting users use their web development skill set to build applications that run natively on all major platforms.

Electron in Action guides the reader, step-by-step, as they learn to build desktop applications that run on Windows, OSX, and Linux. By the end, readers will be ready to build their own professional desktop applications using the web tools and technologies they already know.

KEY FEATURES

  • Hands-on learning
  • Step-by-step guide
  • Real-world examples

This book is for web developers who want to use their existing skill set to create desktop applications that wouldn’t be possible inside of the traditional browser environment. No experience building desktop applications needed.

ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY

Electron is a runtime that allows you to create desktop applications with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

AUTHOR BIO

Steven Kinney is the Director of the Front-End Engineering program at the Turing School of Software and Design and a front-end developer. Previously, he was Director of Educational Technology at the Council for Economic Education and a New York City teacher for seven years.