Cocker, a socket module to handle reconnection retries.
For nodeJS versions < v0.10.x, check v0.8.x branch.
$ npm install cocker [-g]
var Cocker = require 'cocker' ;
$ cd cocker/$ npm test
Create an instance, the argument within [ ] is optional.
Cocker Object opt : Cocker// orObject opt : Cocker
Cocker supports net.Socket options:
cocker_opt =address :host : '127.0.0.1'port : 0family : nullpath :connection :encoding : nullkeepAlive : truetimeout : 0noDelay : trueallowHalfOpen : false// Cocker custom optionsreconnection :trials : 3interval : 1000/** A value to use for calculating the pause between two* connection attempts. Default value is the golden ratio.* Final value is calculated as:* interval * Math.pow( factor, curr.attempts + 1 )*/factor : Mathsqrt 5 + 1 / 2
Cocker custom properties:
// a property that holds the initial config object:Cockeroptions : Object// current number of connection attemptsCockerattempts : Number// a flag, also useful to manually disable/re-enable/check reconnection-loopCockerlost : Boolean// the last interval in millis between connection attempts.Cockerlapse : Number
All the methods from net.Socket module are inherited.
Arguments within [ ] are optional, '|' indicates multiple type for an argument.
// connect to socket, optionally (re-)configuring the connection.Cocker#run Object cocker_options :// Use this method to end the connection without re-connecting.Cocker#bye Buffer data | String message String encoding :
All the events from net.Socket module are inherited.
Cocker custom events:
/** Connection was established.*//** Connection is down ( on first 'close' event for the socket).*//** k is the number of current connection attempt.*//** Connection is definitively lost ( after opt.reconnection.trials times ).*/
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