Learn and experiment with nexe

nexe lets you create a single executable out of your node.js apps


$ npm install nexe -g


There are two methods to run nexe, command line and by specifying the paramaters in package.json

Command line

$ nexe -r 4.2.4 -i ./index.js -o ./main.nex

Downloads node source 4.2.4 for the platform it’s running on in ./tmp directory, compiles it, uses browserify on ./index.js then bundles it all an outputs ./main.nex


nexe property of package.json specifies all the parameters

$ nexe

# output is ./main.nex, which is specified in the nexe.output property