To get started with Electron Forge, we first need to initialize a new project.
yarn create electron-app my-app
npx create-electron-app my-app
You should now have a directory called
my-app with a ultra-minimal Electron app boilerplate inside. If you head into that directory and start up the app, you'll be all set to start developing.
cd my-appyarn start
cd my-appnpm start
So you've got an amazing application there, and you want to package it all up and share it with the world. If you run the
make script Electron Forge will generate you platform specific distributables for you to share with everyone. For more information on what kind of distributables you can make, check out the Makers documentation.
npm run make
Once you've got a basic app going and you can make distributables for it, you should check out the documentation on some of our more advanced features like: