node-printer fork to be used with electron. It's a fork from node-printer which binary are released on github. It's a temporary solution until binary package will be available for node 5.1.x and windows / linux platforms for node-printer on electron runtime. Please refer to https://github.com/tojocky/node-printer on how to use these APIs.
Install the node version used by electron (currently is 5.1.1 for electron 0.36.7).
A github valid
NODE_PRE_GYP_GITHUB_TOKEN must be set as env variable.
Release & Build
Remember to change the binary host with the correct version (see https://github.com/bchr02/node-pre-gyp-github). After the release, build the binaries for each OS.
On Ubuntu 15.10, install:
sudo apt-get install libudev-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev g++-multilib libudev-dev:i386 libcups2-dev
And then run
npm run release-linux (x64) or
npm run release-linux-ia32 (ia32) to publish
the binary build
Use a Windows 7 on x64. Install Visual Studio (2013 is OK on Windows 7) and Python 2.7.x
Always specify the VisualStudio version using
--msvs_version=xxxx, foor instance
npm i --msvs_version=2013
npm run release-win --msvs_version=2013 (x64) or
npm run release-win-ia32 --msvs_version=2013 (ia32)
npm i, just use
npm run release-darwin (
npm run release should work)