packev

Run an event when a NPM package have been updated/created.

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Packev

Packev is a monitoring tool that emits an event everytime a new package is updated or created in NPM.

Usage

var packev = require('packev');
var options = {
    interval : 3000
};
var monitor = new packev(options);

monitor.on('data', function(package){
    console.log('New package in NPM: ', package.name);
});

monitor.on('error', function(err){
    throw err;
});

// All setted up, let's start the monitor
monitor.start();

Methods

  • on(event, callback) register a callback for an event.
  • start() starts the monitor.
  • stop() stops the monitor.
  • status a string containing the current status, can be running or stopped

Events

  • data fired when a new/updated package is found, its callback receives the package object.
  • error when something whent wront, it's fired, its callback receives a error object.
  • cicle emitted when a checking cicle has ended.
  • stop emitted when the check engine has stoped, after calling stop().
  • start emitted when the check engine has started, after calling start().

Options

  • interval set the interval in miliseconds to check for new packages. Default is 5000.
  • start time in miliseconds to be removed from the first check time. This way we can fetch older updates. Default is 5000.
  • filter a function that receives the package object and can be used to filter what packages will be emitted, returning true or false. Default is null.
  • endpoint the url fom where the package check will run.
  • fullPackage a boolean to allow or not the full package information to be fetched, default is false.

TODO

  • Tests
  • Documentation
  • In-code documentantion

Licence (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 Cranic Tecnologia e Informática LTDA

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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