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Proton Native vs React Desktop: What are the differences?

Developers describe Proton Native as "A React environment for cross platform native desktop app". Create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms. On the other hand, React Desktop is detailed as "React UI Components for OS X El Capitan and Windows 10". react-desktop is a JavaScript library built ontop of Facebook's React library, which aims to bring a native desktop experience to the web, featuring many OS X El Capitan and Windows 10 components. react-desktop works perfectly with node-webkit and Electron.js, but can be used in any JavaScript powered project!.

Proton Native and React Desktop can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" tools.

Proton Native and React Desktop are both open source tools. Proton Native with 8.96K GitHub stars and 269 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than React Desktop with 8.29K GitHub stars and 418 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Proton Native
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    Very fast
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    Full cross plataform
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    Lightweight
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    React style
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    Is native
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    Code reuse with react native apps
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    Cons of Proton Native
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      Low community for the moment
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      What is Proton Native?

      Create native desktop applications through a React syntax, on all platforms.

      What is React Desktop?

      react-desktop is a JavaScript library built ontop of Facebook's React library, which aims to bring a native desktop experience to the web, featuring many OS X El Capitan and Windows 10 components. react-desktop works perfectly with node-webkit and Electron.js, but can be used in any JavaScript powered project!

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      What tools integrate with Proton Native?
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      What are some alternatives to Proton Native and React Desktop?
      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.
      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.
      NodeGUI
      It is an open source library for building cross-platform native desktop applications with JavaScript and CSS like styling. It is based on Qt5 and NOT chromium, hence it is memory and cpu efficient.
      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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