I haven’t personally used this yet, but it shows a lot of promise, and seems to solve a lot of the issues in dealing with dependencies and such. If you have the need to make a desktop app, check this out. Electron is the best choice of JS in a local environment, and I’m definitely a fan of Vue. Check it out on the Electron-Vue project page.
This project was discovered thanks to an article on building applications with Electron and Vue by Ben Godfrey. It’s an excellent article.