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Building Cross-Platform Desktop Applications with Electron by Muhammed Jasim

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Automating the build process

What we have done in the preceding section is to build the Electron application manually by copying the Electron prebuilt binaries. That is not a practical solution when working on a real-world application. It should be integrated with your task runners or build scripts. Even though the electron-builder provides a way to run the packaging from your command line, that is not enough especially when you use the continuous integration systems. In this section, let's automate the build process programmatically. In the first section, let's look at how we can do the packaging that we did manually in the first section programmatically. After that, let's integrate the Electron prebuilt into the task runner and automate ...

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