Building Livebook Desktop


Livebook Desktop is the easiest way to install Livebook on macOS and Windows. It’s a one-click installer that contains Livebook, Elixir, OTP, and all the other dependencies.

In this talk you’ll learn how we build Livebook Desktop and what challenges we faced. The underlying technology is all open source and you will learn how to distribute your own application on desktops too!

Talk objectives:

  1. Give context on Livebook Desktop, why we created it and what problems we think it solves.
  2. Share our lessons with building cross-platform solution.

Level: Introductory and overview

Tags: Livebook, Desktop, Cross-platform