omelo-rpc

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omelo-rpc - rpc framework for omelo

omelo-rpc is the low level RPC framework for omelo project. It contains two parts: client and server.

The client part generates the RPC client proxy, routes the message to the appropriate remote server and manages the network communications. Support add proxies and remote server information dynamically.

The server part exports the remote services, dispatches the remote requests to the services and also manages the network communications.

And the remote service codes would loaded by omelo-loader module and more details please access this link.

  • Tags: node.js

Installation

npm install omelo-rpc

Usage

Server

let Server = require('omelo-rpc').server;
 
// remote service path info list
let paths = [
  {namespace: 'user', path: __dirname + '/remote/test'}
];
 
let port = 3333;
 
let server = Server.create({paths: paths, port: port});
server.start();
console.log('rpc server started.');

Client

let Client = require('omelo-rpc').client;
 
// remote service interface path info list
let records = [
  {namespace: 'user', serverType: 'test', path: __dirname + '/remote/test'}
];
 
// server info list
let servers = [
  {id: 'test-server-1', serverType: 'test', host: '127.0.0.1', port: 3333}
];
 
// route parameter passed to route function
let routeParam = null;
 
// route context passed to route function
let routeContext = servers;
 
// route function to caculate the remote server id
let routeFunc = function(routeParam, msg, routeContext, cb) {
  cb(null, routeContext[0].id);
};
 
let client = Client.create({routeContext: routeContext, router: routeFunc});
 
client.start(function(err) {
  console.log('rpc client start ok.');
 
  client.addProxies(records);
  client.addServers(servers);
 
  client.proxies.user.test.service.echo(routeParam, 'hello', function(err, resp) {
    if(err) {
      console.error(err.stack);
    }
    console.log(resp);
  });
});

Server API

Server.create(opts)

Create a RPC server instance. Intitiate the instance and acceptor with the configure.

Parameters

  • opts.port - rpc server listening port.
  • opts.paths - remote service path infos, format: [{namespace: remote service namespace, path: remote service path}, ...].
  • opts.context - remote service context.
  • opts.acceptorFactory(opts, msgCB) - (optional) acceptor factory method. opts.port:port that acceptor would listen,opts.services:loaded remote services,format: {namespace: {name: service}}. msgCB(msg, cb): remote request arrived callback. the method should return a acceptor instance.

server.start

Start the remote server instance.

server.stop

Stop the remote server instance and the acceptor.

Acceptor

Implement the low level network communication with specified protocol. Customize the protocol by passing an acceptorFactory to return different acceptors.

acceptor.listen(port)

Listen the specified port.

acceptor.close

Stop the acceptor.

Client API

Client.create(opts)

Create an RPC client instance which would generate proxies for the RPC client.

Parameters

  • opts.context - context for mailbox.
  • opts.routeContext - (optional)context for route function.
  • opts.router(routeParam, msg, routeContext, cb) - (optional) route function which decides the RPC message should be send to which remote server. routeParam: route parameter, msg: RPC descriptioin message, routeContext: opts.routeContext.
  • opts.mailBoxFactory(serverInfo, opts) - (optional) mail box factory method.

client.addProxies(records)

Load new proxy codes.

Parameters

  • records - new proxy code configure information list。Format: [{namespace: service_name_space, serverType: remote_server_type, path: path_to_remote_service_interfaces}];

client.addServers(servers)

Add new remote server informations.

Parameters

  • servers - remote server information list. Format: [{id: remote_server_id, serverType: remote_server_type, host: remote_server_host, port: remote_server_port}]

client.start(cb)

Start the RPC client.

client.stop

Stop the RPC client and stop all the mail box connections to remote servers.

client.rpcInvoke(serverId, msg, cb)

Invoke an RPC request.

Parameters

  • serverId - remote server id.
  • msg - RPC description message. format: {namespace: remote service namespace, serverType: remote server type, service: remote service name, method: remote service method name, args: remote service args}.
  • cb - remote service callback function.

MailBox

Implement the low level network communication with remote server. A mail box instance stands for a remote server. Customize the protocol by passing a mailBoxFactory parameter to client to return different mail box instances.

mailbox.connect(cb)

Connect to the remote server.

mailbox.close

Close mail box instance and disconnect with the remote server.

mailbox.send(msg, opts, cb)

Send the RPC message to the associated remote server.

Parameters

  • msg - RPC description message, see also clienet.rpcInvoke.
  • opts - reserved.
  • cb - RPC callback function.

install

npm i omelo-rpc

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