Downloads of v 13.1.0:


Last Update:

03 Jun 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • GitHub Inc


atom web development builder


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13.1.0 | Updated: 03 Jun 2021



Downloads of v 13.1.0:



Software Author(s):

  • GitHub Inc

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Electron 13.1.0

This is not the latest version of Electron available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Electron, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Electron, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Electron, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade electron -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'13.1.0'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade electron -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'13.1.0'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install electron
    name: electron
    version: '13.1.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'electron' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '13.1.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller electron
    Name     = "electron"
    Version  = "13.1.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'electron':
  ensure   => '13.1.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 03 Jun 2021.



Electron, formerly Atom Shell, framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. It is based on io.js and Chromium and is used in the Atom editor.

With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker.



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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Electron 16.0.1 115 Friday, November 19, 2021 Approved
Electron 16.0.0 91 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Approved
Electron 15.3.1 75 Saturday, November 13, 2021 Approved
Electron 15.2.0 354 Friday, October 15, 2021 Approved
Electron 15.1.1 197 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Approved
Electron 15.1.0 159 Friday, October 1, 2021 Approved
Electron 15.0.0 172 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Approved
Electron 14.0.0 296 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Approved
Electron 13.2.2 143 Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Approved



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