Developing Electron apps in MacOS using Docker

Carlos Alberto
2 min readJan 27, 2017

I’m here trying to write the article I wanted to find about this topic.

I’m not going to explain what Docker or Electron does, I’ll asume that you know what I’m talking about.

If you work in MacOS and want to develop Electron apps without installing a full NodeJS environment, you will find that it can be quite complicated specially because you’re not in a Linux environment where Docker runs natively.

Fortunately, now we have ‘Docker for Mac’ and thanks to XQuartz we can run desktop apps in MacOS by…