Application with desktop architecture


#1

Can you recommend simple best-practice application with desktop architecture? SQL, data grids, detail window, database transactions… Or using Electron in this case isn’t good idea?


#2

OK, at least where to start? What frameworks are good for making desktop-like applications? What kind of boilerplate?


#3

Your question does not make sense. Electron is a framework for creating desktop applications using web technologies. Considering you’re on the electron discussion forums, the answer to:

What frameworks are good for making desktop-like applications?

Is Electron.


#4

Yes, of course, but I found many combinations of frameworks. Electron + React, Electron + Angular… I came from classic desktop development, I know MVC, MVVM etc. from Java to C#, even PHP, but I have really problems to understand wide Node.js ecosystem. So I am looking for anything, which helps me to understand and start, how to create fully-fledged desktop-like application via Node.js (i.e. Invoicing system, ERP…)


#5

You would write an Electron application the same as you would a web application. The frameworks you mentioned (React, Angular) are front end frameworks.


#6

Of course, Java has JavaFX, .NET WinForms … I would be very glad to take a look at Electron’s simple application with SQL, data binding, transactions, data grids - with Everything common in desktop IDE - to understand, how to make this in Node .js ecosystem, but I can’t find anything.