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Electron in Action, Paperback / softback Book


Electron is a framework for building cross-platform desktopapplications with web technologies.

It combines Google Chrome'scontent module with Node.js, letting users use their web developmentskill set to build applications that run natively on all major platforms. Electron in Action guides the reader, step-by-step, as they learn tobuild desktop applications that run on Windows, OSX, and Linux.

Bythe end, readers will be ready to build their own professional desktopapplications using the web tools and technologies they already know. KEY FEATURES* Hands-on learning* Step-by-step guide* Real-world examplesThis book is for web developers who want to use their existing skill setto create desktop applications that wouldn't be possible inside of thetraditional browser environment.

No experience building desktopapplications needed. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGYElectron is a runtime that allows you to create desktop applications withHTML, CSS, and JavaScript. AUTHOR BIOSteven Kinney is the Director of the Front-End Engineering program at theTuring School of Software and Design and a front-end developer. Previously, he was Director of Educational Technology at the Council forEconomic Education and a New York City teacher for seven years.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Windows programming
  • ISBN: 9781617294143



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