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@helios-interactive/crow

Crow

A JS logging client meant to be used with Woodpecker.

Installation

npm install @helios-interactive/crow --save

Usage

Node / Commonjs

var crow = require("@helios-interactive/crow");
crow.setUrl("<url of woodpecker>");
crow.setApplication = "<application name>";
crow.warn("A message to be logged to woodpecker")

Browser

<script src="./dist/crow.min.js"></script>
<script>
    crow.setUrl("<url of woodpecker>");
    crow.setApplication = "<application name>";
    crow.warn("A message to be logged to woodpecker")
</script>

AMD

define(['crow'], function (crow) {
    crow.setUrl("<url of woodpecker>");
    crow.setApplication = "<application name>";
    crow.warn("A message to be logged to woodpecker")
});

Module

import { crow } from '@helios-interactive/crow';

crow.setUrl("<url of woodpecker>");
crow.setApplication = "<application name>";
crow.warn("A message to be logged to woodpecker")

Methods

setUrl(url)

Sets the url for crow. This should match the url for your woodpecker instance.

Parameters

url - The url of the woodpecker instance that is being run.

Usage

crow.setUrl('http://localhost:4000')

setApplication(application)

Sets the application for crow. This will determine what logfile the requests go to.

Parameters

application - The name of the current application.

Usage

crow.setApplication('Foobar')

setDevMode(devMode)

Sets crow into dev mode. When in dev mode crow will not attempt to log to woodpecker, and will instead only log to console. This can be used in development, but should not be used in production.

Parameters

devMode - Boolean - true will set crow to devMode. false will set crow back to normal so that it logs to woodpecker. By default crow is not in devMode.

Usage

crow.setDevMode(true)

info([data][, ...args])

Sends an INFO log to woodpecker

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any

...args - Any

Usage

crow.info('An info log message.')

crow.info('An info log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.info('An info log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

log([data][, ...args])

Sends an INFO log to woodpecker. Alias of crow.info

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any

...args - Any

Usage

crow.log('An info log message.')

crow.log('An info log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.log('An info log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

debug([data][, ...args])

Sends an DEBUG log to woodpecker

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any

...args - Any

Usage

crow.debug('An debug log message.')

crow.debug('An debug log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.debug('An debug log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

warn([data][, ...args])

Sends an WARN log to woodpecker

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any

...args - Any

Usage

crow.warn('An warn log message.')

crow.warn('An warn log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.warn('An warn log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

error([data][, ...args])

Sends an ERROR log to woodpecker

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any ...args - Any

Usage

crow.error('An error log message.')

crow.error('An error log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.error('An error log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

fatal([data][, ...args])

Sends an FATAL log to woodpecker

Parameters

Accepts arguments in the same manner as console.log.

data - Any ...args - Any

Usage

crow.fatal('An fatal log message.')

crow.fatal('An fatal log message.', 'with multiple arguments')

crow.fatal('An fatal log message.', 'with multiple arguments', ['of', 'different', 'types'])

Life Cycle Callback Functions

Node Only

crow.onSuccess = callback;

Property that allows setting a callback function to call whenever crow receives a successful response from Woodpecker

Callback Arguments

data - Object containing statusCode, statusMessage, uri, and body sent with request

Usage

crow.onSuccess = function(data){console.log(data)};

crow.onFailure = callback;

Property that allows setting a callback function to call whenever crow throws an error when attempting to make a request to Woodpecker

Callback Arguments

err - error object with err.message including attempted payload message

Usage

crow.onFailure = function(err){console.error(err); console.log(err.message);};