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Helps AMQP publishers keep their bindings up.


Helps AMQP publishers keep their bindings up.

In some cases it's useful to be able to switch application features on and off by creating and deleting queues. This module simplfies the publisher's job in this situation by making sure bindings are re-applied when the queue is recreated.

No surprises here:

npm install autoqueue
var myAutoQueue = new AutoQueue(connectionInfo)

Creates a new AutoQueue object (no, really!) with connection information like this:

var connectionInfo = {
  "connection": {
    "host": "localhost",
    "port": 5672,
    "vhost": "MyVirtualHost",
    "login": "guest",
    "password": "guest"
  "exchange": {
    "name": "MyExchange",
    "options": {
      "durable": true,
      "passive": false
    "queueBindings": {
      "MyRoutingKey": ["MyQueue"]
  "publish": {
    "routingKey": "MyRoutingKey",
    "deliveryMode": 2

In this example, AutoQueue will connect to MyVirtualHost on the local machine with default credenitals. The publish method will send messages to MyExchange with MyRoutingKey, and it will make sure that if MyQueue exists then it will receive them.

You can add more entries to queueBindings and your message will be sent to more queues if they are present.


Makes the connection and performs initial binding if the queue is present.

myAutoQueue.publish(id, payload, contentType, callback)

Publishes a message to the exchange.


Closes all connections.