Sathya Vikram Sathya Vikram - 3 months ago 15
Javascript Question

Sync code changes in electron app while developing

Are there any tools to live reload electron app when code is changed similar to browser-sync for web?

Whenever we change code for electron app, I am terminating existing running process and relaunching with
electron .
Are they any tools to reload electron app automatically when code is changed.

Answer

In this case, you should take a look at development tools for NodeJS process management. My personal favorite is nodemon because you can either use config file either pass something like this:

nodemon --watch * --exec "electron ."

And it will work just fine. But again, it's my opinion, pick the right for you from the list.

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