npm-updates

Emits update events from the npm repository.

npm install npm-updates
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Emits update events from the npm repository, or any node modules repository.

Usage

var NPM = require('npm-updates');
var npm = new NPM();

npm.on('update', function(info) {
  console.log('package', info.name, 'was updated to v' + info.version);
});

npm.on('new', function(info) {
  console.log('new module!', info.name);
});

API

new NPM([options])

Creates a new instance. options can have

  • autoStart - Defaults to true. Will auto start requesting the registry for updates. If disabled, you can use start().
  • uri - You can set the couchdb registry uri that it checks with this.

NPM#start()

Starts receiving updates.

NPM#stop()

Stops requesting updates and emitting events.

Event: 'change'

  • Object

Change events from the couchdb _changes feed.

{ seq: 99230,
  id: 'newsemitter',
  changes: [ { rev: '5-aca7782ab6beeaef30c36b888f817d2e' } ] }

Event: 'new'

  • Object - Info.

First version of module published. info is equivalent to its package.json contents.

Event: 'update'

  • Object - Info.

    Module is updated to a newer version. info is equivalent to its package.json contents.

Event: 'publish'

  • Object - Info.

Emitted for both new and update events. info is equivalent to its package.json contents.

Event: 'delete'

  • string - Name.

Module was deleted from the registry.

Install

npm install npm-updates

Tests

Tests are written with mocha

npm test

License

MIT

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