Electron vs PhoneGap: What are the differences?
Electron can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category, while PhoneGap is grouped under "Cross-Platform Mobile Development".
Some of the features offered by Electron are:
- Electron is open source
- maintained by GitHub and an active community.
On the other hand, PhoneGap provides the following key features:
Electron and PhoneGap are both open source tools. Electron with 74.4K GitHub stars and 9.72K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than PhoneGap with 4.15K GitHub stars and 974 GitHub forks.
Slack, WebbyLab, and triGo GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Electron, whereas PhoneGap is used by WebbyLab, Binary.com, and Infoshare. Electron has a broader approval, being mentioned in 213 company stacks & 366 developers stacks; compared to PhoneGap, which is listed in 86 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.