Self-Running Apps With JXCore
Written by Alex Denham   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014

The JXCore fork of Node.js has added the option for you to compile your Node.js apps into self-running apps.

 

 

The facility has been added to the latest beta of the Node.js fork, which is best known for the way it offers a faster performance for Node.js projects thanks to its multithreading mechanism.

According to the a post on its blog, JXcore b2.30 comes with a new level of application packaging that combines all the JavaScript, HTML etc. files into an executable package. Once you package a node application, you don’t need JXcore or anything else installed on the target system. The ability to create an executable overcomes the limitation of having to bundle the Node.js executable with your application files. The previous version of JXCore did let you package your app files into a single .jx file for protection, but you still had to include the Node.js executable to create a runnable app.

The exact details of the package depend on the platform on which you create it, though, so if you create it in Windows, you’ll get Windows executables, for example. If you want to create packages for other platforms, you’ll either need to carry out the same process under each operating system, or use the commercial version of the software. The blog post says: “We offer a paid cloud binary for the companies/individuals to compile their solution on a single developer machine for multiple operating systems/architectures at once."

 

 jxcoresq

 

More Information

JXcore

Turn Node Applications into Executables

Related Articles

Nodyn - Node.js On The JVM

Node.js Tools for VS Updated       

Learning Node

Getting Started with Node.js       

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

 

Banner


Double Rewards For Finding Bugs In Facebook Ads Code
17/10/2014

Having fixed several bugs in its ads code internally, Facebook is hoping to get whitehat hackers to uncover any more that are lurking. From now until the end of the year it will pay out double for bug [ ... ]



Linus On Linux And Strong Language
19/10/2014

In a recent video made of a Q&A at this year's LinuxCon, Linus Torvalds says some interesting things - including some comments about his interesting robust style. It also gives us the amazing one- [ ... ]


More News

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 02 September 2014 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.