Choo Electron quick overview

Today we’re announcing the preview release of create-choo-electron: a code generator that allows you to create your next Electron application in mere minutes.

It’s similar to its sibling create-choo-app. But instead of creating a new web app, create-choo-electron creates a fresh Electron application. It comes with a build system, a full main process, and a Choo application in a renderer process. In short: everything you need to get started right away.

To always get the latest version of create-choo-app run it with npx(1):

$ npx create-choo-electron 

Lil gif showing the command line output of create-choo-electron

Because this is a preview release, there are still some details being polished. Most notably we’re currently rewriting the Bankai compiler for frictionless builds during development and production.

Wrapping up

And that’s it. We hope you enjoy the first release of create-choo-electron! Let us know what you think in the comments below, or drop nearForm or Yosh a line on Twitter. Cheers!

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Published by Yoshua Wuyts