May 13 – 15, 2021
UTC timezone

Building & distributing Linux desktop apps using Electron

May 15, 2021, 9:00 AM


Platform Diversity


Pradeep Sharma (Electron)


I'll walk you through the challenges I faced while building and distributing app for Linux using Electron. At the end of the talk, you'll learn the common gotchas and their solutions in distributing the app, understanding user experience without compromising the user privacy, managing different versions, managing automatic updates, reaching your target audience, ensuring security and a great user experience on Linux platforms. This knowledge would have saved me months of pain and tears.

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Pradeep is an experienced developer(10yrs) from India. He founded Invide( (a remote developers' community), produced popular Git Commit Show( and the created Developer Diary( He teaches developers via open source projects, #OpenSourceDiscovery( newsletter and online training.

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Pradeep Sharma (Electron)

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