Master Electron v5: Desktop Apps with HTML, JavaScript & CSS

Master Electron v5: Desktop Apps with HTML, JavaScript & CSS

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What you will learn

  • Build native desktop applications using existing knowledge of HTML, CSS & JavaSript
  • Create applications for both Mac, Windows & Linux
  • Understand the near-entire Electron API in detail.
  • Package Electron applications for distribution.
  • Expand your existing skills beyond the browser & add an invaluable new skill to your resume.
  • Verifiable certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Overview

Section 2: Developing with Electron

Section 3: Main Process API

Section 4: Renderer Process API

Section 5: IPC Communication

Section 6: Shared API

Section 7: Features & Techniques

Section 8: Project

Section 9: Application Distribution

Section 10: MacOS Touch Bar

Section 11: Outro

Course Description

The Complete Electron course for learning to build Cross Platform Desktop Apps using HTML, JavaScript & CSS

Requirements

  • A good understanding of JavaScript. Basic understanding of ES6 would be beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of HTML & CSS.
  • Be comfortable with very basic usage of the command line (CLI)
  • Understand JavaScript in the Browser. e.g. Knowing what the global 'window' variable is etc.
  • Basic understanding of Node.js
  • Basic knowledge of Git (Recommended, but not required)

Description

*** NEW - Updated for Electron V5 ***

Go from Web Developer to Desktop Applications Developer by learning

to use the entire Electron API from scratch.

This course is suitable for BOTH complete Electron beginners and existing Electron developers looking to advance to the next level.

  • Learn to develop with Electron using the best tools
  • Understand the different parts of Electron and how they work together
  • Cover the near-entire Electron API, learning one module at a time
  • Learn Electron features & techniques for using API modules together
  • Put your new knowledge to practical use by building a detailed 8-step Electron project from scratch.

An invaluable skill for any Web Developer to expand their career opportunities.

Electron is by far the most popular and fastest growing library for building cross-platform desktop applications using HTML, JavaScript & CSS.

This course will provide a very practical and concise approach to learning Electron from scratch.

You will be able to start building real-world desktop applications immediately.

Content and Overview

With 45 concise and practical lectures, this course will provide a COMPLETE understanding of Electron and it's full API.

  • It is suitable for anyone with a a good understanding of HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Basic command line usage and an understanding of ES2015 (ES6) will be beneficial.

The course starts by setting up the Electron development environment and covers some useful tools to aid in the development process.

The main body of the course then covers the 3 individual sections of the Electron API in great detail, with very practical individual lessons on each API module.

Once the API is covered, the course looks at some useful features and techniques, also demonstrating how Electron integrates with Native HTML5 APIs.

Finally you'll build a real-world application which covers a large chunk of the Electron API in real-world scenarios. The project lessons is divided into 8 individual videos and will take you step-by-step to a complete, distribution-ready desktop application.

Upon completion of this course you will have the practical skills to immediately start building high quality desktop applications for Mac, Windows & Linux.

This course is to the point and everything is demonstrated in the most simple, yet practical ways, to help you become an advanced Electron Developer.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for developers with a good understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS & JS, looking to start building native Desktop applications using their existing knowledge.
  • The course covers almost every aspect of Electron and is very comprehensive.
  • No prior experience with Electron is required.