The advantage of using the same language on the front end and the backend is that training and hiring is simplified long term.
NodeJs and its ecosystem of robust open-source plugins is one of the fastest growing development platforms today.
From its roots as the hip language for startups, to its embrace by top technology companies like Google and Microsoft, to its growing inclusion in enterprise solutions, NodeJs has become a leading platform for development.
Complex enterprise software is built with NodeJs every day.
You can use React or Angular or any other front-end technology to create these applications, and they run on OSX, Windows, and Linux.
Some of the most popular desktop apps today (like Slack or VS Code) are written with Electron.
Targeting multiple platforms with a single application used to involve a separate development effort for each target platform.
With technologies like Ionic or React Native, Burrows Technology can write a single application that works across Android, Apple, and the web, saving you time, money, and effort.
These native applications can be installed from the App Store, or hosted and signed with your own business keys.