Ionic+electron rocks for desktop apps

For those looking to convert their ionic apps to desktop (windows, mac, linux), give electron a try. I read an article by Ray Camden here:

My app is reasonably complex, uses many plugins etc and it worked right out of the box on linux, mac and windows after packaging it via electron. Electron seems to be a self contained nodejs packer - the resulting file size is large (around 130MB) but you can reduce it further by packaging your files into an ASAR archive which I did not do.

All I did was create a main.js and package.js and add the code Raymond mentioned to my root controller to get rid of the title changing on every screen. Thats it.

Give it a whirl! My project
My desktop binaries are in the - just scroll down

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