Proton Native vs. Eel

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What is Proton Native?

Create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms

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 Proton Native?
Why do you like Proton Native?

Why do developers choose Eel?
Why do you like Eel?


What are the cons of using Proton Native?
Downsides of Proton Native?

What are the cons of using Eel?
No Cons submitted yet for Eel
Downsides of Eel?


What companies use Proton Native?
1 companies on StackShare use Proton Native
What companies use Eel?
0 companies on StackShare use Eel


What tools integrate with Proton Native?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Proton Native
What tools integrate with Eel?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Eel

What are some alternatives to Proton Native 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
  • Nativefier - Wrap any web page natively without even thinking, across Windows, OSX and Linux
  • React Native Desktop - React Native for OS X

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