paho-client

    1.0.1 • Public • Published

    Eclipse Paho JavaScript client

    The Paho JavaScript Client is an MQTT browser-based client library written in Javascript that uses WebSockets to connect to an MQTT Broker.

    Project description:

    The Paho project has been created to provide reliable open-source implementations of open and standard messaging protocols aimed at new, existing, and emerging applications for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT). Paho reflects the inherent physical and cost constraints of device connectivity. Its objectives include effective levels of decoupling between devices and applications, designed to keep markets open and encourage the rapid growth of scalable Web and Enterprise middleware and applications.

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    Using the Paho Javascript Client

    Downloading

    A zip file containing the full and a minified version the Javascript client can be downloaded from the Paho downloads page

    Alternatively the Javascript client can be downloaded directly from the projects git repository: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/eclipse/paho.mqtt.javascript/master/src/mqttws31.js.

    Please do not link directly to this url from your application.

    Building from source

    There are two active branches on the Paho Java git repository, master which is used to produce stable releases, and develop where active development is carried out. By default cloning the git repository will download the master branch, to build from develop make sure you switch to the remote branch: git checkout -b develop remotes/origin/develop

    The project contains a maven based build that produces a minified version of the client, runs unit tests and generates it's documentation.

    To run the build:

    $ mvn
    

    The output of the build is copied to the target directory.

    Tests

    The client uses the Jasmine test framework. The tests for the client are in:

    src/tests
    

    To run the tests with maven, use the following command:

    $ mvn test -Dtest.server=iot.eclipse.com -Dtest.server.port=80 -Dtest.server.path=/ws
    

    The parameters passed in should be modified to match the broker instance being tested against.

    Documentation

    Reference documentation is online at: http://www.eclipse.org/paho/files/jsdoc/index.html

    Compatibility

    The client should work in any browser fully supporting WebSockets, http://caniuse.com/websockets lists browser compatibility.

    Getting Started

    The included code below is a very basic sample that connects to a server using WebSockets and subscribes to the topic /World, once subscribed, it then publishes the message Hello to that topic. Any messages that come into the subscribed topic will be printed to the Javascript console.

    This requires the use of a broker that supports WebSockets natively, or the use of a gateway that can forward between WebSockets and TCP.

    // Create a client instance
    client = new Paho.MQTT.Client(location.hostname, Number(location.port), "clientId");
     
    // set callback handlers
    client.onConnectionLost = onConnectionLost;
    client.onMessageArrived = onMessageArrived;
     
    // connect the client
    client.connect({onSuccess:onConnect});
     
     
    // called when the client connects
    function onConnect() {
      // Once a connection has been made, make a subscription and send a message.
      console.log("onConnect");
      client.subscribe("/World");
      message = new Paho.MQTT.Message("Hello");
      message.destinationName = "/World";
      client.send(message);
    }
     
    // called when the client loses its connection
    function onConnectionLost(responseObject) {
      if (responseObject.errorCode !== 0) {
        console.log("onConnectionLost:"+responseObject.errorMessage);
      }
    }
     
    // called when a message arrives
    function onMessageArrived(message) {
      console.log("onMessageArrived:"+message.payloadString);
    }

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    Install

    npm i paho-client

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    15

    Version

    1.0.1

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