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kiper

1.0.0 • Public • Published

kiper

Keep objects available everywhere in nodejs application

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How to use

First you need to install kiper using npm:

npm install kiper --save

Then, use kiper in your project:

const kiper = require('kiper');
 
// somewhere keep an asset
kiper.keep('foo', 'bar');
 
// somewhere you got it back
let value = kiper.get('foo');
console.log(value);
 

API Usage

Method: .keep(key: string, value: object)

Keep an object in kiper
Added in: v0.0.1
Alias: set

kiper.keep('foo', 'bar');

Method: .keep(key: string, value: object, ttl: int, timeout: function)

Keep an object for a period of time
Added in: v0.1.0
Alias: set

kiper.keep('foo', 'bar', 1000, console.log);
// output: bar foor

Method: .get(key: string)

Get an object from kiper
Added in: v0.0.1

kiper.get('foo');
// returns: bar

Method: .get(validator: function)

Get an object from kiper by pass a validator function
Added in: v0.0.2

kiper.get((value, key) => value === 'bar');
// returns: bar

Method: .remove(key: string)

Remove an object out of kiper
Added in: v0.1.0

kiper.remove('foo');
// returns: bar

Method: .retire()

Stop interval checking, free memory and release objects
Added in: v0.1.0

kiper.retire();

Method: .touch(key)

Repair the last time usage
Added in: v1.0.0

kiper.touch('foo');

Method: .watch(key, callback)

Watch a key, if its value changes then a callback will be called
Added in: v1.0.0

// keep an asset and return an obserable object 
let baz = kiper.keep('baz', {
    gold: 1000
});
 
// watch the key
kiper.watch('baz', (obj, oldVal, propkey, type) => {
    console.log('change info:', obj, oldVal, propkey, type);
});
 
// baz lost one gold
baz.gold = 999
// baz has new silvers
baz.silver = 1000
// baz lost all golds
delete baz.gold

Method: .on(event, listener)

Listen an event which emit from kiper
Added in: v1.0.0

kiper.keep('foo', 'bar', 1000);
kiper.on('expired', (value, key) => {
    console.log('A timeout on key has expired', value, key);
})

Method: .once(event, listener)

Listen an event once which emit from kiper
Added in: v1.0.0

kiper.keep('foo', 'bar', 1000);
kiper.once('expired', (value, key) => {
    console.log('A timeout on key has expired', value, key);
})

License

MIT

Install

npm i kiper

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