Dev HTTP server to process JS and CSS files with borschik


HTTP server to processes JS and CSS files with borschik on demand.

This server is for development use only.

  1. If file exists, response as is
  2. Process files with _ prefix only (can be redefined in path-resolver)
  3. Minimize is disabled
  4. Freeze is disabled

Some examples:

  1. You request is file.js exists, borschik-server reads this file and writes to output as is.
  2. You request is file.js doesn't exist, borschik-server removes _ prefix, reads file file.js and processes it with borschik.
npm install -g borschik-server 

Just run borschik-server and setup your webserver. If you want to use borschik-server as init.d script follow this template for Ubuntu

You should setup your webserver (apache, lighttpd, nginx, etc.) to proxy http requests for static files to borschik-server.

Example nginx configuration:

location ~* "\.(css|js)$" {
    # proxy all requests for css/js to borschik-server
    # use $uri (not $request_uri) to deal with rewrite

You can create you own server with this code

    port: 8055,
    techResolver: require('../lib/tech-resolver')

This code references to you own tech-resolver

const ext2tech = {
    '.styl': {
        module: require('path').resolve(__dirname, '../processors/my-styl-processor'),
        contentType: 'text/css; charset=utf-8'
var borschikServerTechResolver = require('borschik-server').techResolver;
// save techResolver interface 
exports = borschikServerTechResolver;
// redefine getTech method 
exports.getTech = function(extension) {
    var tech = ext2tech[extension];
    // go to borschik-server techs 
    if (!tech) {
        return borschikServerTechResolver.getTech(extension);
    return tech

You can redefine pathResolver as well.