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Packaging and deploying your app

Okay, so we have a working application that is ready for packaging and deployment; how do we turn it into something that we can make available for download?

Packaging a Node-WebKit application is surprisingly easy. There are a couple of caveats, but in the main the process centers around dropping all the Node-WebKit distributable files into a folder along with our content and shipping it as a renamed zipped file.

There are several different ways to package our files, depending on the platform being used. Let's take a look at a couple of options using the Windows platform, beginning with a manual compilation.

Note

For those of you who work on Apple Macs or Linux, details on how to package apps are available at https://github.com/rogerwang/node-webkit/wiki/How-to-package-and-distribute-your-apps ...

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