Generic Express.js/Connect middleware handling runtime compilization tasks.
Compile source file on requested
Cache the compiled data for next request
Watch for source file changes
Once the source file is changed, cache is invalidated.
Dependency Supplement interface
Add extra dependency files to watch
Support JSONP request
Support request with
var compile = ;var midware =less:jade:;app;app;
When render function issue an
ENOENT error. The middleware will invoke the
next() function for other middleware to execute.
Thus, put this middleware before
express.static middleware is recommended
Render Function Arguments:
path to the file to be rendered, file path be made from
filename expression and
callback function, invoke
cb(err) on error,
cb(null, <data>) on
You can add extra dependency by calling
depend(["list/of", "extra/depend", "files"])
The change on depended file will also invalidate the compiled cache
Either a function or Regular Expression is accepted as filename parameter.
When using RegEx, the first capture group will be used as the name of source
file. A suffix to filename can be defined by
WARNING No not add a
g flag to the RegExp, that will broke the
filename extraction procedure. It's an
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