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Title: Electron
Date: 2018/03/28
Author: Gijs
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# Name of the tool
# Electron
## Subtitle, tagline, whatever descibes best the tool
## Develop desktop applications using javascript & HTML
* Who is developing the tool?
Github. The company started the project under the name 'Atom-shell' as part of their editor 'Atom'.
* Is the tool under active development?
Yes.
* When did the development of the tool start? / How old is the software?
The project was first published in 2013.
* Does the tool have a Wikipedia page?
Yes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_(software_framework)
* What is the tool made for?
Developing desktop applications using webtechnologies. It allows to develop dektop applications using web tecnologies: HTML, Javascript, Node.
* Who is the tool made for?
Developers
* Wat is the license of the tool?
MIT-license
* Is it possible to contribute to the tool? How? How many people are contributing?
Yes. Electron has a GitHub page and does accept pul-requests.
* What does the tool cost? Is it a one time payment or a subscription model?
The Framework is available for free.
* Are there tools alike? What makes this tool different?
Currently there are two alternatives: nw.js and the brackets-shell. Although the latter is specifically developed for the brackets editor and is not meant / designed to be used for other applications.
* Does the tool have a Graphical Interface?
No, it is a programming framework.
* Is the interface clear?
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* For which operating systems is this tool available?
Applications made with Electron can be run on Linux, Mac and Windows. It's one of the essential features of the tool.
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