English | 2017 | ISBN: 1617292842 | 312 Pages | PDF | 15 MB
Cross-Platform Desktop Applications guides you step-by-step through creating Node.js desktop applications with NW.js and Electron from GitHub. Foreword by Cheng Zhao, creator of Electron.
Cross-Platform Desktop Applications guides you step by step through the development of desktop applications using Electron and NW.js. This example-filled guide shows you how to create your own file explorer, and then steps through some of the APIs provided by the frameworks to work with the camera, access the clipboard, make a game with keyboard controls, and build a Twitter desktop notification tool. You’ll then learn how to test your applications, and debug and package them as binaries for various OSs.
- Create a selfie app with the desktop camera
- Learn how to test Electron apps with Devtron
- Learn how to use Node.js with your application