childrens

Concurrent tasks computation among nodejs child processes

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Concurrent tasks computation among nodejs child processes

Features

  • Evented API (with EventEmitter2)
  • Auto-respawn of dead processes
  • Underscore methods available on child process collections

NPM

Install the module with: npm install childrens

Documentation

Usage

var childrens = require('childrens')(path.resolve(__dirname, './worker2.js'), {
  // @see Manager.defaults
});

childrens.start(function(){
  // Or listen to the `ready` event

  childrens.send("hello world");
});

childrens is a collection of child process that implements ~28 underscore methods

> childrens.pluck('pid')
[ 47494, 47495, 47496, 47497 ]

Available events

ready(childrens) respawning:child(child, childrens) spawning:child(child, childrens) spawned:child(child, childrens) killing:child(child, childrens) killed:child(child, childrens, exitCode, signalCode)

Todo

  • Update documentation
  • Better examples

Release History

v0.1.0 - Initial commit (17 fev. 2012)

License

Copyright (c) 2013 Francois-Guillaume Ribreau Licensed under the MIT license.

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