Electron vs. MacGap

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Electron

MacGap

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Description

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.

What is MacGap?

MacGap provides HTML/JS/CSS developers an Xcode project for developing native OS X App. These Apps run in OS X's WebView and take advantage of WebKit technologies. MacGap exposes a JavaScript API for OS X integration, such as displaying native notifications or writing data to a file. MacGap is extremely lightweight and nimble; a blank application weighs less than 1MB.

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Companies

153 Companies Using Electron
5 Companies Using MacGap

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What are some alternatives to Electron and MacGap?

  • 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
  • Electron.NET - Build cross platform desktop apps using .NET core and ASP.NET core

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