Compare Frameworks

Below are high level features and a source code comparison that helps assess the maintainability and readability of each codebase.

Feature Matrix

All platforms can produce executables for Windows, Linux, and MacOS.

Socket SDK Tauri Neutralinojs Electron
MacOS, Windows, Linux check check check check
Any Backend check check
Native Packaging check check
iOS check In Progress
Android check Roadmap
Native UDP & Bluetooth check
Full Native Drag & Drop check
Desktop Tray check

Lines of Code

15963
Socket
42170
Tauri
164619
Neutralinojs
142635
Electron

Socket SDK

cloc ./src/*.cc ./src/*.hh ./src/*.kt ./src/*.mm
Language files blank comment code
C/C++ Header 9 2104 541 9213
C++ 5 915 264 3936
Objective-C++ 2 364 49 1507
Kotlin 1 328 182 1307
SUM 17 3711 1036 15963

Neutralinojs

cloc *.cpp *.h spec server api auth bin lib
Language files blank comment code
C/C++ Header 699 29484 53091 130710
C++ 110 4347 2097 26756
JSON 6 0 0 2125
JavaScript 17 192 23 1901
Perl 6 233 174 1869
make 3 12 1 701
Objective-C++ 1 64 15 267
m4 1 31 0 213
HTML 2 0 0 32
Bourne Shell 1 10 14 31
CSS 1 2 0 12
CMake 1 0 0 2
SUM 848 34375 55415 164619

Tauri

cloc core tooling
Language files blank comment code
Rust 163 4142 6656 29883
JSON 33 1 0 3350
Markdown 41 898 11 3127
TypeScript 27 320 1864 2400
JavaScript 25 169 157 1232
TOML 21 85 1 819
Bourne Again Shell 3 62 52 398
WiX source 1 30 7 239
HTML 8 17 0 228
YAML 6 21 2 213
XML 3 0 5 149
CSS 2 11 0 64
PowerShell 2 6 11 34
Bourne Shell 2 3 4 17
Svelte 1 4 0 14
Standard ML 3 0 0 3
SUM 341 5769 8770 42170

Electron

cloc *.json lib spec spec-main shell patches typings
Language files blank comment code
C++ 343 11586 5160 56956
TypeScript 161 4839 1673 33288
C/C++ Header 359 5686 3432 18232
diff 184 1758 7074 11688
Objective-C++ 55 1951 1040 8880
JavaScript 184 1109 287 6958
HTML 174 328 9 4346
JSON 69 23 0 1386
XML 7 0 8 342
Markdown 3 34 0 116
YAML 2 1 11 116
Bourne Shell 1 16 5 106
IDL 2 11 0 75
Windows Rc File 1 20 28 59
Mojo 1 17 10 56
Python 2 0 0 23
CSS 3 0 0 7
CoffeeScript 1 0 0 1
SUM 1552 27379 18737 142635