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httpdispatcher

A simple class allows developer to have a clear dispatcher for dynamic pages and static resources.

httpdispatcher - basic dispatcher for node.js

httpdispatcher is a simple class allows developer to have a clear dispatcher for dynamic pages and static resources. Classes http.ServerRequest and http.ServerResponse earns new params property containing a map of received HTTP parameters. Using httpdispatcher is pretty simple:

var dispatcher = require('./httpdispatcher');
 
dispatcher.setStatic('resources');
dispatcher.setStaticDirname('.');
dispatcher.onGet("/page1", function(reqres) {
res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'});
res.end('Page One');
});
dispatcher.onPost("/page2", function(reqres) {
res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'});
res.end('Page Two');
});
dispatcher.beforeFilter(/\//, function(reqreschain) { //any url 
console.log("Before filter");
chain.next(req, res, chain);
});
dispatcher.afterFilter(/\//, function(reqres) { //any url 
console.log("After filter");
chain.next(req, res, chain);
});
dispatcher.onError(function(reqres) {
res.writeHead(404);
});
http.createServer(function (reqres) {
dispatcher.dispatch(req, res);
}).listen(1337, '127.0.0.1');
/*
GET /page1 => 'Page One'
POST /page2 => 'Page Two'
GET /page3 => 404
GET /resources/images-that-exists.png => Image resource
GET /resources/images-that-does-not-exists.png => 404
*/