ElectronJs – Creating your first Cross-Platform Desktop App

By 6th September 2019 How to, Technology, Tutourial & Tips

Make sure you have Node and NPM install on your Development Environment

Install electron locally
npm install --save-dev electron

or globally
npm install electron -g

Install electron-packager
npm install electron-packager --save-dev

Build your current project, cd into your current project then run:
electron-packager .

Overwrite your current build if need to
electron-packager . --overwrite


Useful Resources:

Getting started:

  • https://electronjs.org/docs/tutorial/first-app
  • https://electronjs.org/docs/tutorial/application-distribution
  • https://github.com/sindresorhus/awesome-electron
  • https://github.com/electron/windows-installer