Course info
Aug 22, 2016
1h 51m

Previously, creating an desktop application may have been hard or would use some foreign technology. Now, using Electron, it is easy, straightforward, and fun. In this course, Electron Fundamentals, you're going to learn all about Electron and how it can help you create desktop applications, using the web tech skills you already possess. First, you'll going to learn all about the features and the APIs Electron offers and see how you can make them work for you. Next, you'll bring everything you know and have learned together by creating a project that you can turn into a compelling desktop application. Finally, you'll learn how to package up what you've made and share it with others. By the end of this course, you'll feel comfortable starting your own Electron project and using its features to bring your ideas to life.

About the author
About the author

He's a creator at heart, making art, music and software. He's been privileged to work with talented teams and contribute to great causes and useful products and hopes to do more of it.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Welcome to this course on Electron Fundamentals. I'm Jake Trent, and I'm super excited that you're here. This course will be a fantastic start as you investigate and acquire skills in this new tool, Electron. You'll get a clear picture of what Electron is as a platform for using web tech to create native desktop applications. You'll have some quick wins by trying out Electron for yourself in a simple project. We'll have a look at many highlight features and APIs that Electron offers, and see how they can work for us. We'll bring it all together in an interesting project that combines what we've learned, to create a compelling desktop application. And finally, we'll learn how to package up what we've made to share with others. By the end of this course, you'll feel comfortable starting a new Electron project, and will have experiences with some of the main features so that you can bring your own ideas to life. So come on, let's learn more about this together. It's going to be awesome.