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    0.0.6 • Public • Published


    Small surface api to install, update and manage garden apps. Use in node, requirejs, and browser global.

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    npm install garden-core -g


    garden-core http://admin:secret@localhost:5984

    Node usage

    var garden_core = require('garden-core');
    garden_core.install('', 'bookmarks', 'http://localhost:5984/', 'bookmarks', function(err) {
        if (err) console.log('no bookmarks for you');

    Jam (requirejs) Usage

    jam install garden-code

    require(['garden-core'], function(garden_core) {
        garden_core.install('', 'bookmarks', 'http://localhost:5984/', 'bookmarks', function(err) {
            if (err) console.log('no bookmarks for you');

    Browser Global

      <script src="assets/async.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
      <script src="assets/jquery-1.8.3.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
      <script src="assets/couchr-browser.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
      <script src="assets/url.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
      <script src="assets/garden-core.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
        garden_core.install('', 'bookmarks', 'http://localhost:5984/', 'bookmarks', function(err) {
            if (err) console.log('no bookmarks for you');


    install(src_db, doc_id, couch_root_url, db_name, options, callback);

    • src_db* The url of a couch db, eg '', ''
    • doc_id The doc id of the application to install, eg 'bookmarks'
    • couch_root_url The couchdb root url that you want to install your app into, eg 'http://localhost:5984'
    • db_name the name of the db you want to install your app into. It will be created if it does not exist. eg 'my_bookmarks'
    • callback callback function when complete. format: function(err)
    • options options controlling the installation.
      • dashboard_db_name: the db to store an installation doc. default is'dashboard',
      • app_details : additional details to store in the installation doc. defaults to {}
      • install_with_no_reader: do not add any reader roles to the db. setting to true makes db public. defaults to false.
      • additional_member_roles: any additional member roles to set on the security object. defaults to [].
      • update_status_function: A function called to indicate install progess. default is function(msg, percent) {},
      • add_vhost_entries: add a vhost entry for the application. default is false.
      • vhost_hostnames: hostnames to used for the vhost entry. eg ['']. default is []
      • vhost_path: the full path to the design doc, eg '/bookmarks/_design/bookmarks/_rewrite/'
      • switch_strategy_timeout: seconds to wait before switching from CouchDB replication to in memory transfer during installs.

    Licenece: MIT




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