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    Windows 95 in Grader.JS. Yep, it's the whole thing. I'm not sorry.

    winrader running Windows 95 on Ubuntu


    Copyright (c) 2020, Dosyago and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

    This is a release of winrader, demonstrating Windows 95 in a cross-platform executable built using Grader, an cross-platform app builder.

    License information can be found in the LICENSE file.

    Nothing in the license makes any claim over any part or whole of the Windows 95 images used in releases.

    This source-code, excluding any Windows 95 images, is dual-licensed. For information about commercial licensing, see Dosyago Commercial License for OEMs, ISVs and VARs.

    This project is provided for educational purposes only. I do not own any of the Windows related trademarks used herein, and this project is not affiliated with and has not been approved by Microsoft, and has no official connection to or endorsement from Microsoft, or any other trademark holder.

    key stats

    • development time: < 2 hours
    • lines of code: < 100

    to run this from source

    1. you need to glone the repo
    2. npm install
    3. you need a windows95.img file. I got mine from felixrieseberg's releases
    4. npm test

    to build the binary

    Assuming you've already done the above steps to run from source, then do:

    $ ./scripts/

    nerd warning

    WARNING: This project uses Google Chrome to display the UI. Running this will download and install Google Chrome if you don't already have it installed. If you are allergic to Google Chrome, please avoid running or ingesting this binary.

    security warning

    WARNING: Normally, for security, GraderJS will inflate the app contents from the virtual filesystem inside the binary every time you run yer app. But because this project is so massive (it uses a OS image), inflating takes a long time, so I add a "hack" in the launcher.js code to only inflate it the first time, to save you time for your convenience. This makes your on-disk code vulnerable to malicious editing. For example someone could overwrite your index.html file because we don't refresh it every time.

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    npm i win-rader

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