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.circleci ci: add macOS debug builds (electron#19831) Aug 20, 2019
.github chore: upgrades-wg owns DEPS (electron#19830) Aug 19, 2019
build build: update the ABI version for electron 8 nightlies (electron#19551) Aug 1, 2019
buildflags feat: preliminary support for //extensions (electron#17440) Jul 24, 2019
chromium_src chore: bump chromium to cbeb16cf544f79c1990f1eae4d4fe (master) (elect… Aug 15, 2019
components/pepper_flash chore: fix linking errors on Windows Feb 14, 2019
default_app fix: app.getAppPath() returning default-app path for files or directo… Jun 19, 2019
docs-translations update references to renamed i18n repo Mar 2, 2018
docs docs: update documentation under tutorials (electron#19804) Aug 20, 2019
lib fix: return type in open/save dialogs (electron#19781) Aug 16, 2019
native_mate fix: fall back to default logs path in getPath('logs') (electron#19653) Aug 19, 2019
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script fix: trim branch name before comparing to master (electron#19853) Aug 21, 2019
shell fix: race condition in NodeStreamLoader (electron#19811) Aug 21, 2019
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spec feat: migrate webRequest module to NetworkService (Part 8) (electron#… Aug 21, 2019
tools chore: update to Node.js v12.4.0 (electron#18924) Jul 16, 2019
typings feat: add new nativeTheme API (electron#19656) Aug 14, 2019
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.dockerignore build: remove scripts in the tools dir that are unused (electron#18944) Jun 23, 2019
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README.md

Electron Logo

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📝 Available Translations: 🇨🇳 🇹🇼 🇧🇷 🇪🇸 🇰🇷 🇯🇵 🇷🇺 🇫🇷 🇹🇭 🇳🇱 🇹🇷 🇮🇩 🇺🇦 🇨🇿 🇮🇹 🇵🇱. View these docs in other languages at electron/i18n.

The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on Node.js and Chromium and is used by the Atom editor and many other apps.

Follow @ElectronJS on Twitter for important announcements.

This project adheres to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct. By participating, you are expected to uphold this code. Please report unacceptable behavior to coc@electronjs.org.

Installation

To install prebuilt Electron binaries, use npm. The preferred method is to install Electron as a development dependency in your app:

npm install electron --save-dev [--save-exact]

The --save-exact flag is recommended for Electron prior to version 2, as it does not follow semantic versioning. As of version 2.0.0, Electron follows semver, so you don't need --save-exact flag. For info on how to manage Electron versions in your apps, see Electron versioning.

For more installation options and troubleshooting tips, see installation.

Quick start & Electron Fiddle

Use Electron Fiddle to build, run, and package small Electron experiments, to see code examples for all of Electron's APIs, and to try out different versions of Electron. It's designed to make the start of your journey with Electron easier.

Alternatively, clone and run the electron/electron-quick-start repository to see a minimal Electron app in action:

git clone https://github.com/electron/electron-quick-start
cd electron-quick-start
npm install
npm start

Resources for learning Electron

Programmatic usage

Most people use Electron from the command line, but if you require electron inside your Node app (not your Electron app) it will return the file path to the binary. Use this to spawn Electron from Node scripts:

const electron = require('electron')
const proc = require('child_process')

// will print something similar to /Users/maf/.../Electron
console.log(electron)

// spawn Electron
const child = proc.spawn(electron)

Mirrors

Documentation Translations

Find documentation translations in electron/i18n.

Contributing

If you are interested in reporting/fixing issues and contributing directly to the code base, please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more information on what we're looking for and how to get started.

Community

Info on reporting bugs, getting help, finding third-party tools and sample apps, and more can be found in the support document.

License

MIT

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