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    auto-reloadpublic

    node-reload

    For node.js to reload the module ,which was to be load by require, automaticly.

    Install

    npm install auto-reload
    

    Example

    Reload Json

    test/data/json.json

    { "name" : "Alan" }

    test/json.js

    const fs = require('fs');
    const reload = require('auto-reload');
    const data = reload('./data/json'); // reload after file changed
     
    // print data every sec
    setInterval(() => {
      console.log(data.rand, data.list[0].name);
    }, 1000);
     
    // update data.json after startup
    setTimeout(() => {
      const text = `{
      "rand": ${Math.random()},
      "list": [{
        "name": "Test"
      }]
    }`;
      fs.writeFileSync(path.join(__dirname, './data/json.json'), text);
    }, 0);

    Result:

    0 'Alan'
    0 'Alan'
    0 'Alan'
    0 'Alan'
    0.41179045320583496 'Test'

    Reload Js file

    Realod function haven't support

    test/data/code.js

    module.exports = {
      num: 0,
      str: 'string',
      obj: {
        name: 'Alan',
        age: 18
      },
      list: [1,3,5,7,9]
    };

    test/code.js

    const reload = require('../');
    const data = reload('./data/code');
     
    // print data from module every sec
    setInterval(function() {
      console.log(new Date, data);
    }, 1000);
     
    // If you update the `time` in test/data/code.js
    // the output will change immediately

    Aims

    • auto reload json file
    • auto reload js file
    • fix memory leak
    • provide more options (include logger etc.)
    • rewrite with promise (include improve exception catch)
    • add tests with ava

    install

    npm i auto-reload

    Downloadsweekly downloads

    16

    version

    0.1.0

    license

    MIT

    repository

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