Electron vs React Native Desktop vs ReactNativeEverywhere

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Electron

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ReactNativeEverywhere

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Pros of Electron
Pros of React Native Desktop
Pros of ReactNativeEverywhere
  • 65
    Easy to make rich cross platform desktop applications
  • 49
    Open source
  • 10
    Great looking apps such as Slack and Visual Studio Code
  • 4
    Because it's cross platform
  • 3
    Use Node.js in the Main Process
  • 2
    Pretty awesome
  • 1
    Is native app
  • 1
    Memory usage reduced
  • 1
    Quickly convert react.js web app to desktop app
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Does not include any browser
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    Cons of Electron
    Cons of React Native Desktop
    Cons of ReactNativeEverywhere
    • 17
      Uses a lot of memory
    • 8
      User experience never as good as a native app
    • 4
      No proper documentation
    • 4
      Does not native
    • 1
      Each app needs to install a new chromium + nodejs
    • 1
      Wrong reference for dom inspection
    • 0
      Memory usage reduced
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      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 React Native Desktop?

      Build OS X desktop apps using React Native.

      What is ReactNativeEverywhere?

      Starter kit to target multiple platforms 🌐 📱 💻 with react-native' APIs. Cut out the time and effort it takes to setup the project(based on create-react-app). Achieve 'Write once use everywhere' with react-native (though react strictly says 'Learn once use anywhere').

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          What are some alternatives to Electron, React Native Desktop, and ReactNativeEverywhere?
          Photon
          The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.
          React Native
          React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
          React
          Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
          JavaFX
          It is a set of graphics and media packages that enables developers to design, create, test, debug, and deploy rich client applications that operate consistently across diverse platforms.
          Qt5
          It is a full development framework with tools designed to streamline the creation of applications and user interfaces for desktop, embedded, and mobile platforms.
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