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electrino vs Electron: What are the differences?

electrino: Experimental featherweight alternative to Electron. A desktop runtime for apps built on web technologies, using the system's own web browser engine. It implements a minuscule portion of the APIs available in Electron, but the output app size is much smaller; Electron: Build cross platform desktop apps with web technologies. Formerly known as Atom Shell, made by GitHub. 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.

electrino and Electron belong to "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category of the tech stack.

electrino and Electron are both open source tools. Electron with 74.9K GitHub stars and 9.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than electrino with 3.61K GitHub stars and 84 GitHub forks.

Pros of electrino
Pros of Electron
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    Little size application file
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    Minimum portion of the APIs available in Electron
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    Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications
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    Open source
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    Great looking apps such as Slack and Visual Studio Code
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    Because it's cross platform
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    Use Node.js in the Main Process

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Cons of electrino
Cons of Electron
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      Uses a lot of memory
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      User experience never as good as a native app
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      Does not native
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      No proper documentation

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    What is electrino?

    A desktop runtime for apps built on web technologies, using the system's own web browser engine. It implements a minuscule portion of the APIs available in Electron, but the output app size is much smaller.

    What is Electron?

    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.

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