update-electron-app is an auto updating solution for open source Electron apps. It is awesome but has some limitations:
- Linux is not supported currently
- For macOS, Apple Developer Program is required (for code sign) to process update
electron-update-notification comes to help in these cases. Instead of downloading installer automatically, it simply notifies user to go to GitHub release page when updates available.
npm install electron-update-notification
Use it with update-electron-app: