C# vs Electron: What are the differences?
C# can be classified as a tool in the "Languages" category, while Electron is grouped under "Cross-Platform Desktop Development".
"Cool syntax" is the top reason why over 280 developers like C#, while over 50 developers mention "Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications" as the leading cause for choosing Electron.
Electron is an open source tool with 74.4K GitHub stars and 9.72K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Electron's open source repository on GitHub.
Stack Exchange, PedidosYa, and Coderus are some of the popular companies that use C#, whereas Electron is used by Slack, WebbyLab, and triGo GmbH. C# has a broader approval, being mentioned in 684 company stacks & 1119 developers stacks; compared to Electron, which is listed in 213 company stacks and 366 developer stacks.
C# and .Net were obvious choices for us at LiveTiles given our investment in the Microsoft ecosystem. It enabled us to harness of the .Net framework to build ASP.Net MVC, WebAPI, and Serverless applications very easily. Coupled with the high productivity of Visual Studio, it's the native tongue of Microsoft technology.