evented-forever

Forever CLI extended with an "--eventFile" option to catch events (stop, restart...) through a file with listeners

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Evented Forever

Forever extended with an --eventFile option to catch events (stop, restart...) through a file with listeners.

Installation

  $ [sudo] npm install evented-forever -g

Example

  $ forever start --eventFile sendMeMailOnRestart.js yourApp.js

Then create a file sendMailOnRestart.js with listeners:

  //file sendMailOnRestart.js
  var email = require('emailjs');

  //define a listener for the "restart" event
  exports.restart = function() {
    email.server.connect({
      user: 'crash', 
      password: 'password', 
      host: 'smtp.gmail.com'
    }).send({
      from: 'crash@gmail.com',
      to: 'you@gmail.com',
      subject: 'Your app has crashed',
      text: 'Go fix your app!'
    });
  }

Available events: "error", "start", "stop", "restart", "exit", "stdout", "stderr". (more details here).

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