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Eel: A little Python library for making simple Electron-like HTML/JS GUI apps. 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; Qt5: *A free and open-source widget toolkit *. It is a full development framework with tools designed to streamline the creation of applications and user interfaces for desktop, embedded, and mobile platforms.

Eel and Qt5 can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools.

Eel is an open source tool with 2.88K GitHub stars and 210 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Eel's open source repository on GitHub.

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    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.

    What is Qt5?

    It is a full development framework with tools designed to streamline the creation of applications and user interfaces for desktop, embedded, and mobile platforms.

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