Electron vs Meteor: What are the differences?
Electron can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category, while Meteor is grouped under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".
Some of the features offered by Electron are:
- Electron is open source
- maintained by GitHub and an active community.
On the other hand, Meteor provides the following key features:
- Live page updates
- Clean, powerful data synchronization
"Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications" is the primary reason why developers consider Electron over the competitors, whereas "Real-time" was stated as the key factor in picking Meteor.
Electron and Meteor are both open source tools. Electron with 74.4K GitHub stars and 9.72K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Meteor with 41.1K GitHub stars and 5.03K GitHub forks.
Slack, WebbyLab, and triGo GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Electron, whereas Meteor is used by Meteor, Glympse, and Enfluence.io. Electron has a broader approval, being mentioned in 213 company stacks & 366 developers stacks; compared to Meteor, which is listed in 195 company stacks and 152 developer stacks.
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