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Build performant, native and cross-platform desktop applications with native React + powerful CSS like styling.๐Ÿš€

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React NodeGui

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Build performant, native and cross-platform desktop applications with React.๐Ÿš€

React NodeGUI is powered by React โš›๏ธ and Qt5 ๐Ÿ’š which makes it CPU and memory efficient as compared to other chromium based solutions like electron. React NodeGUI is essentially a React renderer for NodeGUI.

Visit: https://react.nodegui.org for docs.

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This project is in active development. It should be okay for smaller projects but anything complex - electron is the way to go for now. ๐Ÿšง

How does it look?

demo_linux demo_win demo_mac
kitchendemo_macdemo_win

More screenshots?

See examples

Features

  • ๐Ÿงฌ Cross platform. Should work on major Linux flavours, Windows and MacOS
  • ๐Ÿ“‰ Low CPU and memory footprint. Current CPU stays at 0% on idle and memory usage is under 20mb for a hello world program.
  • ๐Ÿ’… Styling with CSS (includes actual cascading). Also has full support for Flexbox layout (thanks to Yoga).
  • โœ… Complete Nodejs api support (Currently runs on Node v12.x - and is easily upgradable). Hence has access to all nodejs compatible npm modules.
  • ๐ŸŽช Native widget event listener support. supports all event available from Qt / NodeJs.
  • ๐Ÿ’ธ Can be used for Commercial applications.
  • ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Good Devtools support (supports react-devtools, node debugger).
  • ๐Ÿ“š Good documentation and website.
  • ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™‚๏ธ Good documentation for contributors.
  • ๐Ÿฆน๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Good support for dark mode (Thanks to QT).
  • ๐Ÿ…First class Typescript support. (Works on regular JS projects too ๐Ÿ˜‰).

Getting Started

Community Guides - https://gregbenner.life/node-gui-react-component-by-component/ - An awesome intro to all base components in react nodegui

  • https://blog.logrocket.com/electron-alternatives-exploring-nodegui-and-react-nodegui/ - Electron alternatives: Exploring NodeGUI and React NodeGUI by Siegfried Grimbeek.

Talks/Podcasts

Docs for contributing

Looking to contribute? If you wish to implement a new widget/add more features and need help understanding the codebase. You can start here:

Contributing developer docs link:

https://github.com/nodegui/nodegui/tree/master/website/docs/development

Please read: https://github.com/nodegui/.github/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md

Building

npm run build

Using custom Qt

QT_INSTALL_DIR=/path/to/qt npm install

npm run build

Updating docs

npm run docs

then followed by:

cd website &&  GIT_USER= yarn deploy

Funding

React NodeGUI is an open source project and requires your support. If you like this project, please consider supporting my work by clicking on the sponsor button on this Github repo or via Ko-Fi. Alternatively, Issues on React NodeGui can be funded by anyone via Issuehunt and the amount will be distributed to respective contributors.

Buy Me a Coffee at ko-fi.com     issuehunt

Special Thanks

Code of Conduct

https://github.com/nodegui/.github/blob/master/CODEOFCONDUCT.md

License

MIT

Maintainers โœจ

People maintaining this project.

Atul R
Atul R

Contributors โœจ

Thanks goes to these wonderful people (emoji key):


Rahul Gaba

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Kakul Gupta

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Eva1ent

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slidinghotdog

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Roy Sommer

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Natesh M Bhat

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Mikko Sairio

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Shubham Zanwar

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Serhii Matrunchyk

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Solant

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Christian Petersen

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Adam Gastineau

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gluaxspeed

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Chris Shepherd

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Jak

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Greg B

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Nathaniel van Diepen

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KR Tirtho

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theLMGN

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This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!

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