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What is Photon?

The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.
Photon is a tool in the Cross-Platform Desktop Development category of a tech stack.
Photon is an open source tool with 9.3K GitHub stars and 551 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Photon's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Photon?

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Photon Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Photon?
With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker. The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on io.js and Chromium and is used in the Atom editor.
It is a set of graphics and media packages that enables developers to design, create, test, debug, and deploy rich client applications that operate consistently across diverse platforms.
Element is a Vue 2.0 based component library for developers, designers and product managers, with a set of design resources.
It is a full development framework with tools designed to streamline the creation of applications and user interfaces for desktop, embedded, and mobile platforms.
This project lets you deploy an update server for Electron apps with ease: You only need to run a single command and fill out two text fields.
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Photon's Followers
24 developers follow Photon to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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