Electron Community

Tools, boilerplates, videos, and more from Electron's awesome open-source contributors. Find or add meetups near you.

Tools

devtron Official DevTools extension.
electron-prebuilt Install prebuilt Electron binaries for command-line use using npm.
electron-packager Package and distribute your app.
electron-builder Create installers.
electron-debug Adds useful debug features.
electron-is-dev Check if Electron is running in development.
electron-localshortcut Add keyboard shortcuts locally to a window.
electron-gh-release Auto-update by releasing on GitHub.
electron-release Publish a new release of your app to GitHub.
electron-updater Auto-updater leveraging npm to deploy updates.
fix-path Fix the $PATH on macOS when run from a GUI app. Useful when spawning a child process.
auto-launch Launch apps at system startup.
nuts Releases server with auto-updater and GitHub as a backend.
electron-dl Simplified file downloads.
electron-release-server Self-hosted release server with front-end & auto-updater support.
electron-rebuild Rebuild native Node.js modules against the currently installed Electron version.
electron-compile Use ES2015, CoffeeScript, Less, Stylus in your app without a precompilation step.
electron-positioner Position windows at common spots.
electron-window-state Save and restore window sizes and positions.
electron-drag Improved window dragging.
debug-menu Chrome-like "inspect element" context-menu.
electron-installer-debian Create a Debian package.
electron-installer-redhat Create a Red Hat package.
electron-installer-windows Create a Windows package.
electron-sudo Subprocesses with administrative privileges.
electron-json-storage Write and read user settings.
electron-download Download the Electron release zip from GitHub.
ipc-stream Duplex stream over IPC.
is-electron-renderer Check if your code is running in `main` or `renderer`.
electron-osx-sign Code-signing for macOS apps.
electron-detach Restart an Electron app as a detached process.
ember-electron Build, test, and package Ember apps.
electrify Package Meteor apps.
spectron Test Electron apps using ChromeDriver.
babel-preset-electron Babel preset that only compiles what's necessary for a particular Electron version.
electron-is Useful 'is' utility functions.
electron-osx-appearance Simplified API for accessing macOS's appearance settings.
electron-config Persist user settings and other data.
electron-context-menu Extensible context menu.
electron-require Simplified require.
NeDB Embedded persistent or in memory database.
electron-devtools-installer Install DevTools extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
electron-log Simple logging.
electron-redux Synchronize Redux state across windows.

Boilerplates

electron-boilerplate Boilerplate to kickstart creating an app.
generator-electron Scaffold out an app boilerplate.
electron-boilerplate Comprehensive boilerplate which even generates installers.
electron-react-boilerplate Boilerplate based on React and webpack.
descjop ClojureScript boilerplate for creating an app.
electron-quick-start Clone the repo to try a simple app.
bozon Scaffold, run, test, and package your app.
electron-vue Easily build your app with Vue and common plugins.
SkelEktron A ready to go app template with some useful features built-in.

Components

Photon UI toolkit for building beautiful apps.
React PhotonKit Photon components built with React.
menubar High-level way to create a menubar app.
cookies Adds support for `document.cookie`.
window Easily create and manage windows.
React Desktop UI toolkit for macOS and Windows built with React.
electron-input-menu Context menu for input elements.
chrome-tabs Chrome like tabs.
titlebar Emulate the macOS window titlebar.

Videos

Getting Started with Electron 1.x
Packaging and Distributing Electron Desktop Apps
Multi Window Electron Desktop Apps
The State of Electron
Cross-Platform Desktop Apps with Electron
Building Native Desktop apps using Electron
The New Desktop: Electron, React, & Pixel-Perfect Native-Feeling Experiences
Building Desktop Apps with Node.js and Electron
Electron Fundamentals course - Pluralsight

This list is generated from @sindresorhus's Awesome Electron repository.
Something missing? Make a pull request.

Meetups

Bay Area Electron User Group San Francisco, California, USA
ElectronDC Washington D.C., USA
Electron Korea Seoul, South Korea
Austin ElectronJS Meetup Austin, Texas, USA
ElectronJS Paris Paris, France
Electron/Atom Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
ElectronJS Istanbul Istanbul, Turkey
Electron JS Utah American Fork, UT, USA

To add a meetup, edit _data/meetups.yml and make a pull request.