Distraction-free text editor

View the Project on GitHub oleksandr-shvets/writebar


Experimental distraction-free text editor,
that displays focus text line right over the keyboard (on the Macbook Pro TouchBar).

Releases : 0.2.1-alpha.dmg





Install (or update) macOS package manager (Homebrew):

brew update || /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Install Yarn (modern NodeJS package manager):

which yarn || brew install yarn

Download source code:

git clone git@github.com:alexander-shvets/writebar.git
cd writebar

Install application dependencies:

yarn || npm install

Install (global or local) dev-dependencies*:

yarn global add electron               || npm install electron -g
yarn global add electron-packager      || npm install electron-packager -g
yarn global add electron-installer-dmg || npm install electron-installer-dmg -g

* doesn’t listed in package.json becouse I doesn’t use js builder yet (which will exclude unused dependencies from application installation package)

Run app in dev mode:

yarn start || npm start

Build App and Installation Package (dmg):

yarn packdist || npm run pack && npm run dist

Release files should be generated in dist directory.


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