When I go to a new mexican restaurant I always used to order a taco salad. I order tortas now, but that isn't the point right now. It gives me a baseline to compare. Similarly, I always like to start out with a dice roller when I'm playing with new tech.
Some new techs I've been playing with:
I tried this one with my comparison of Angular2, React, and Vue * VueJS
I use this one in quite a few projects:
I started here and everything worked out just fine: Electron-WebPack
Well that isn't entirely true. First I tried Electron and then manually adding everything, and using Gulp rather than Webpack but soon I realized it was folly. I've got that saved off, but I don't know if I'll source control it.
Next up I'm going to focus on getting it to package properly for Apple, Windows, and Linux.