#Apps/A Middleware (Node.js) ##Codename "Pear"
A Node.js reference implementation of a middleware for loading and rendering Apps.
$ npm install$ PORT=1234 node example/index.js
And then visit 127.0.0.1:1234.
#!/usr/bin/env coffeehttp = require 'http'connect = require 'connect'middleware = require '../middleware.coffee'app = connectusemiddleware'apps':'git://github.com/intermine/intermine-apps-a.git''config': __dirname + '/config.json'useconnectstatic__dirname + '/public'httpcreateServerapplisten processenvPORT
The middleware accepts two params. One,
apps, is an Array of paths to app sources. This can be any of the following:
- Git paths on the net like:
- Local file paths:
The other parameter,
config, represents the configuration you want merged with the config from the apps sources. This can be one of the following:
- Local file path:
- A plain JS Object.
Only the first parameter is required.
Then, the middleware provides you with two routes:
/middleware/apps/a- which gives you a config for all the apps it can serve
/middleware/apps/a/:appId- which returns one app
Both URLs are being used internally by the Apps client (see