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Building Cross-Platform Desktop Apps in Electron

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483 Queen Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2A9

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In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the principles and concepts of desktop application development. Instructor Haris Mahmood will show you how to leverage web-based technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build cross-platform desktop applications faster and easier than ever. There's no need to worry about individual system requirements anymore - this workshop will teach you Electron, a new technology that eliminates the steep learning curve to fully unlock the power of desktop apps.

This workshop will culminate with participants building a GIF management application.

What will I learn?

  • The ins and outs of building desktop apps with Electron;
  • Understanding Electron's APIs, limitations and strengths;
  • How to package, publish and share your app for others to use

What will I build?

  • A desktop app to manage your GIF collection made entirely using web technologies!

What do I need to bring?

  • Install Node.js;
  • Laptop running OSX or Windows required

What are the prerequisites?

  • Basic JavaScript knowledge.
  • No framework knowledge required.

Lunch will be provided. Please contact us if you have any dietary restrictions.

Refunds for HackerYou workshops will only be given if we are notified 7 days prior to the event.

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