fbs vs. Eel

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What is fbs?

Open sources code that was originally written for the cross-platform file manager fman. By packaging field-tested solutions in one cohesive package, this project lets you create cross-platform desktop apps in minutes, not months.

What is Eel?

Python3 library for making simple Electron-like offline HTML/JS GUI apps, with full access to Python capabilities and libraries. It hosts a local webserver, then lets you annotate functions in Python so that they can be called from Javascript, and vice versa.

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Why do developers choose fbs?
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Why do developers choose Eel?
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What are the cons of using fbs?
No Cons submitted yet for fbs
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What are the cons of using Eel?
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What companies use fbs?
1 companies on StackShare use fbs
What companies use Eel?
0 companies on StackShare use Eel


No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Eel?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Eel

What are some alternatives to fbs and Eel?

  • Electron - Build cross platform desktop apps with web technologies. Formerly known as Atom Shell, made by GitHub.
  • Element - A Vue 2.0-based desktop UI library for developers, designers and PMs
  • React Native Desktop - React Native for OS X
  • Nativefier - Wrap any web page natively without even thinking, across Windows, OSX and Linux

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