It began in 2013 as the framework on which Atom, GitHub’s hackable text editor, would be built. The two were open sourced in the Spring of 2014.
It has since become a popular tool used by open source developers, startups, and established companies.
Electron v12.0.5 was released. The main updates for this release include:
- Fixed the handler set with setWindowOpenHandler not being invoked when a link was middle-clicked or shift-clicked. #28664 (Also in 13)
- Updated Chromium to 89.0.4389.128. #28659