gkm

Global Keyboard and Mouse listener

npm install gkm
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GKM

An event based, Global Keyboard and Mouse listener.

Tested on Windows 7, but should work on Linux and Mac OS X as well (untested).

NPM

Why?

Node didn't have any global keyboard and mouse listener available at the time.

Requirements

GKM depends on JNativeHook, which runs on Java. Thus you will need to have a JVM available and more importantly, java availble on your PATH.

Getting started

Install gkm via node.js package manager:

npm install gkm --save

Then require the package in your code:

var gkm = require('gkm');

// Listen to all key events (pressed, released, typed)
gkm.events.on('key.*', function(data) {
    console.log(this.event + ' ' + data);
});

// Listen to all mouse events (click, pressed, released, moved, dragged)
gkm.events.on('mouse.*', function(data) {
    console.log(this.event + ' ' + data);
});

License

The code is licensed under the MIT license (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT). See license.txt.

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