Publishing for Windows

This article is part of the Distributing Electron apps series.

If you're looking to publish for OS X, check out previous post.

What's the endgame?

To build EXE installer for our app and be able to automatically update.

Creating installer

If you followed through article where I explained electron-builder, you're mostly done to build distributable for Windows.

Let's clear some things first. It's not the same if you run electron-builder

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Publishing for OS X

This article is part of the Distributing Electron apps series.

If you've missed, I suggest reading explanation of electron-builder first.

What's the endgame?

To build DMG for our app and be able to automatically update.

Creating installer

If you followed through article where I explained electron-builder, you're mostly done to build distributable for OS X.

Electron-builder is going to generate couple of things:

  • Application executable (.app)
  • Squirrel update package (.zip)

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Electron-builder explained

This article is part of the Distributing Electron apps series.

This article was updated to demonstrate working with electron-builder v5.

Go-to tool for building Electron apps is electron-builder. When I first tried to build app, documentation was pretty scarce so I had to do a bit of digging myself. Docs are a bit better now, but I'll try to explain it in more detail and point out some gotchas.

Electron-builder

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