Electron: native desktop apps based on web technologies
The Electron framework allows the development of cross-platform desktop applications based on open web technologies. Electron is being developed as an open source project by Github and also used for the desktop client of the service. In addition, Electron is used for example in the editors Visual Studio code from Microsoft and Githubs Atom and the desktop clients of Slack, Signal, Discord, Twitch, Yammer and teams.
Electron 3.0: New Button and Textfield API
New are, among others, the
Textfield-API. However, they are currently still in an experimental phase and must be
enable_view_apiactivated if required via the build flag . Also new:
fs.readSyncworks now with large files. Previously, large amounts of data meant that the function did not work correctly.
The events were removed in Electron 3.0
did-get-redirect-request. In addition, the Electron team indicates that the PDF ad is currently not working. In later updates, the function should be made available again.