Join egghead, unlock knowledge.

Want more egghead?

This lesson is for members. Join us? Get access to all 3,000+ tutorials + a community with expert developers around the world.

Unlock This Lesson
1×
Become a member
to unlock all features

Level Up!

Access all courses & lessons on egghead today and lock-in your price for life.

Autoplay

    Package your Electron application into a executable file with electron-builder

    electronElectron
    ^3.0.7

    We’ve been running our app in a development environment using the Electron executable. Now let’s learn how to package our app into a .app or .exe file so that we can distribute it to other users. Electron doesn't provide this functionality out of the box, so we'll use a popular and easy-to-use npm package called electron-builder to handle the details. electron-builder will automatically grab our .ico or .icns file and use that as our app's icon.