Electron vs Photon: What are the differences?
Electron and Photon can be primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools.
Electron and Photon are both open source tools. Electron with 74.9K GitHub stars and 9.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Photon with 9.04K GitHub stars and 519 GitHub forks.
What is Electron?
What is Photon?
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Our application began as an HTML5 browser game, however we decided to leverage certain native parts of desktop applications by wrapping our client code into Electron. This also allowed us to not have to worry about compatibility across all the various browsers.
Our Web Applications are served on our Desktops by Electron. This allows us to have native apps running on our Workstations without having too many Browser Tabs open at the same time.
Electron is the current preferred method to convert games made in the Game Pencil Editor for desktop support.
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