Share links from your Mac using this app to broadcast them as a Physical Web Eddystone URL bluetooth beacon or mDNS.
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slide-beacon-app

Mac OSX app from the slide-beacon project made with Electron. Share links from your computer using this app to broadcast them as a Physical Web Eddystone URL bluetooth beacon or mDNS.

To discover shared URLs wirelessly via bluetooth, use the physical-web-scan-app, or see the Physical Web website for Android and iOS clients.

Enter URLs manually or use this reveal.js plugin to share links in presentational slides.

Download pre-built binary or follow the instructions below to run with Electron or build your own binary.

Prerequisites to build

  • Node.js
  • Xcode and its Command Line Tools. You can find this under the menu Xcode -> Preferences -> Downloads

Install and build

After cloning or downloading this repo, install the dependencies listed in package.json:

npm install

Note: this currently uses a git url to get latest version of Bleno with High Sierra support.

Rebuild native modules for Electron use:

node ./node_modules/.bin/electron-rebuild

Run as Electron app:

npm run electron

Package as standalone Mac OSX app:

npm run package

Note: Edit the electron-packager options to your liking in the scripts section of package.json