Seamless Updates using electron updater (GSOC)

I went thru idea list of gsoc 2022, and found a seamless update feature to work on. I have built electron apps in the past, and using electron-updater has been effective for me to provide automatic updates. I am aiming to implement update functionality for desktop app, similar to somewhat found in apps like discord. electron-updater publishes packages to github releases and watch for version changes. If a new version is found, it is downloaded in the background and the user will be prompted to install rightaway or on the next start of the app.

I wanted to lay my idea out here, just to make sure I am heading in the right direction. If not, kindly point me to one.


Hi there,
Welcome to the community.
Have you read the instructions yet?

thx & good luck

Hi there,
you are doing?
Are you getting along well?
Any help required on how to read Joplin's codebase and how to fix an issue easily?

good luck