Electron vs Handlebars.js: What are the differences?
Electron and Handlebars.js are primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" and "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools respectively.
"Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications" is the top reason why over 50 developers like Electron, while over 102 developers mention "Simple" as the leading cause for choosing Handlebars.js.
Electron and Handlebars.js are both open source tools. It seems that Electron with 74.9K GitHub stars and 9.8K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Handlebars.js with 14.6K GitHub stars and 1.87K GitHub forks.
Typeform, Starbucks, and OpenTable are some of the popular companies that use Handlebars.js, whereas Electron is used by Slack, Intuit, and InVisionApp. Handlebars.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 643 company stacks & 175 developers stacks; compared to Electron, which is listed in 221 company stacks and 374 developer stacks.
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