reconnect-ws

Reconnect a websocket stream when it goes down.

reconnect-ws

Reconnect a websocket stream when it goes down.

var reconnect = require('reconnect-ws');
 
// this is the server 
var WebSocketServer = require('ws').Server;
var wss = new WebSocketServer({port: 8080});
wss.on('connection', function(ws) {
  ws.send('Hello, client!');
});
 
// this is the client 
reconnect(function (stream) {
  stream.on('data', console.log);
  // => yup, I'm up! 
}).connect(8080)

See example.js for detailed usage.

For the events you can listen to, see reconnect-core.

With npm do:

npm install reconnect-ws

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Copyright (c) 2013 Rong Shen <rongshen@gmail.com>

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