Menubar Title "node" application name

sihorton edited this page Jan 23, 2013 · 2 revisions

When running AppJS your application may be displayed as "node". To change this you can do the following:

Windows / Linux

In app.js enter the following line of code at the start of the script

process.title = 'My Cool Application';


This "should" work cross platform and at some time in the future it will. However currently in Nodejs on Mac this does not work, for example see this forum post:!topic/nodejs/3rwMNkkRC60. We suggest you still add the process.title line into your scripts so they work cross platform. However until this is fixed then Shadab Ahmed ( found the following smart workaround:

You can meanwhile create a soft link to node -> MyAppName and change the sh script to call MyAppName