How to Electron

A session at Node PDX 2016

Tuesday 21st June, 2016

3:45pm to 4:15pm (PST)

Blaine's "How to Electron" answers questions you have about building user interface applications with JavaScript. Have you ever wanted to build desktop apps with web technology you already know? If you've never heard of Electron or just want to learn more about it, this talk will cover what Electron is and how to utilize it to create powerful tools like Atom and Slack. You will learn the history of Electron, how to get started, the trade-offs of picking various boiler plates, and the unique Electron specific APIs that are vital to being a Electron developer.

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Blaine Schmeisser

I write a lot of code. Opinions are my own. He/him. bio from Twitter

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  • Adron Hall
  • Blaine Schmeisser
  • Liz Savage

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Time 3:45pm4:15pm PST

Date Tue 21st June 2016


Main Room, Bossanova Ballroom

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