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Deep dive into Electron’s main and renderer processes

In a post on his Medium blog Cameron Nokes explains the two most important processes in any Electron app: the main process and the renderer process.

Central to Electron is the concept of two or more operating system level processes running concurrently — the “main” and “renderer” processes. Dealing with multiple processes is new territory if you’re coming from browser Javascript land. It was definitely a paradigm shift for me initially, and working with multiple processes may mean you make different design choices in your app that you wouldn’t otherwise.

https://medium.com/@ccnokes/deep-dive-into-electrons-main-and-renderer-processes-7a9599d5c9e2

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.