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Building Cross-Platform Desktop Applications with Electron by Muhammed Jasim

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Creating the native installer

The native installers are important to distribute the application to the users. This will automate the installation process of an application so that users don't need to worry about setting up the application for the first use. There are some tools already available for creating the installer, such as Wix and NSIS. For Windows, you can use one of these tools to generate your installers. Here, we use NSIS, which is designed to be small and suitable for internet distribution. With NSIS, you can create such installers that are capable of doing everything that is needed to set up your software. When you use the electron-builder, electron-packager, or any other Electron build tool, this process will be an automatic ...

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