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 v8.5.2 was released. The main updates for this release include:
- Fixed multiple dock icons being left in the system when calling dock.show/hide on macOS. #25302 (Also in 8, 9, 10, 11)