Run multiple processes, simply.
This is a WIP and the API may evolve or change.
npm install prok
- Processes live and die as a group. This makes it easier to manage multiple processes.
- Filter logs by process name (ex.
- Specify processes to run by added a
processeskey to your
- Procfile parser and environment parser well tested from
- Supports arbitrary
Procfileand environment configurations
- API for running processes
- Much cleaner logging
- Doesn't ruin
- Exporting configuration to upstart, systemd, etc.
- Starting multiple jobs of the same type (accepting PRs)
Usage: prok [options] [Procfile] Options: -h, --help output usage information -V, --version output the version number -e, --env <file> specify an environment configuration file Example: $ prok -e .env Procfile
Why the fragmentation?
Node Foreman does a good job getting processes to run together. It does not do a good job with logging. Spacing gets trimmed, timestamps take up too much space, etc.
Don't put in memory databases in this process manager unless you want to lose your changes on restart. However, if you're working with redis, you can specify a development configuration with the property:
SAVE 1 1
This will check the database every second and if one or more keys have changed, it will update. I don't think I have to say this, but this is not suitable for production.
Restart node on development changes
If you don't like killing all the processes for each change you make to a file,
nodemon in your Procfile.
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