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    2023-08-02

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  • Linux 6.9 Set to Drop the Old NTFS File-System Driver
    > FUSE drivers are slow, but "wildly slow" is an overstatement. I can confirm this, I've played RPGMaker M{V,Z} games natively by swapping out the copy of NWJS¹ it shipped with and running it through a CIOPFS² mount. 1: https://nwjs.io/ 2: https://www.brain-dump.org/projects/ciopfs/ / https://github.com/martanne/ciopfs. - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • How to play this on a Chromebook through Linux Itch.io
    Go to this page to download NW.js https://nwjs.io/. Source: about 1 year ago
  • What would be the current recommended way to publishing an html5 game on steam?
    In addition to the other options here you could look at nw.js. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Console Commands, Kill Count And Saving System
    I don't think you can access it by default, but crosscode runs on [nw.js](https://nwjs.io). I know there is a way to get the chromium devtools to open, but I haven't been able to. Source: about 1 year ago
  • DuckieTV not launching
    Or browse the NWJS home page at https://nwjs.io/. Source: about 1 year ago
  • [AskJS] Are there any Electron alternatives that uses less recourses?
    If windows is your target, you can use .hta If Ubuntu is your target, you can use GJS If Mac is your target - well you are going to use something like QT if you need total control or nwjs.io. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Running Node Apps on BrightSign Devices
    BrightSign has pretty good docs that explain this. There are a ton of similarities to running NW.js, so it might make sense to check that out as well (https://nwjs.io/). DM me if you have more questions. My team and I have built a few Node applications for BrightSign players. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Is there an app that can run code like a browser but manipulate system files?
    I have used this after trying electron. To me it was much easier having everything in one context instead of doing IPC back and forth. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Releasing a Web game onto Steam
    To package the web game into an executable, there are options like Electron, but I prefer NWJS because it creates less bulky executables. - Source: dev.to / over 1 year ago
  • Hello everyone, what do you think about my Spotify Concept for Windows 11?
    CEFSharp, WebView2, Electron, nwjs.io and other wrappers to hurt native app devs. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Go GUI with access to filesystem... Best approach?
    Making electron apps that call cli tools is a popular choice these days. Some of us like to watch the world burn and still use nwjs. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Muon: GPU Based Electron on a Diet
    As others have said, Tauri is exactly the same sort of tool, sorry if the mention of Rust threw you off! Some more: https://wails.app https://nwjs.io/. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Which one should I go with?
    Games made with web tech can often be "wrapped" as desktop or mobile games, go search for NW.js, Electron), Apache Cordova, for example. As anything in the world, this tech can have downsides, of course. Source: over 1 year ago
  • What is nwjs in task manager
    It's a library that let's you build JS desktop apps: https://nwjs.io/. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Can't get Crosscode to recognize controller input.
    On itch.io is guide for me the fix was to download the linux build of nwjs copy all of the files to the crosscode directory (overwrite if asked) then delete the CrossCode executable and rename nw to CrossCode (i'll add here the link to the original guide since it's better). Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Run a nodeJS file without having node installed
    Https://nwjs.io/ lets you just run node scripts as standalone apps. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Synology NAS
    Feel free to research the https://nwjs.io/ site and the https://synocommunity.com/ site for an answer to your query. I cant help with this, its not in my area of interest or expertise. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Creating completely offline web app
    Electron is 'heavy', but this is basically exactly what it was designed for. Electron has alternatives like Neutralinojs, and NWjs. Alternatively, there is Flutter - it's not exactly what you're asking for, but it is very web like, and would be a very strong candidate for this use case. Pick your poison really. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Custom .zshrc .bashrc code to run rpgm games on linux with nwjs.
    I made a command to run any rpgm game with nwjs you just have to enter the folder trough the terminal and digit nwjs. made in .zshrc but I think that it will work in bash too. before puting this command in your .zshrc or .bashrc download nwjs( https://nwjs.io/ ) create a folder named nwjs on your home directory (~/) and extract the download nwjs in the folder that you created. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • 22% GPU usage after leaving game over night.
    Melvor's Steam client is built on NW.js, which renders the webpage at the framerate of your monitor. Webpages aren't cheap to render, and if you have a 144hz monitor, then GPU usage go brrrr. The game also launches with the --disable-raf-throttling --disable-background-timer-throttling flags, which mean that it is always running at full tilt, even when minimized or hidden behind another window. Source: about 2 years ago
  • I have millions of users, but no businesses use it
    Look at using https://nwjs.io/ to package it as an installable desktop app with no adds and sell it per seat. You're already getting good advice about support and collaboration tools. Source: over 2 years ago

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Electron Alternatives﹣5 Best JavaScript Frameworks for Desktop Apps
Although it’s the oldest Node.js-Chromium framework in the AppJS, Electron and NW.js trio, it’s not nearly as mature as its competition. Because it has lost its momentum, it may not be the best choice for new projects.
Frameworks & Tools to Develop Cross-Platform Desktop Apps – Best of
Cons: Some hard work features that are available in Electron, such as auto-updater and crash-reporting, don’t comes built-in with NW.js. That said, building with NW.js requires more efforts and extra modules – unlike other solutions.

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