a orderly streaming dispatcher
A duplex stream dispatcher which preserves order when processing streamed tasks.
$ npm install streamdispatch
Any of the following will run the tests.
$ mocha$ npm test$ make test
Pipe data to and from the dispatcher, and it will dispatch each object to a handler, then put the result of the operation back into the stream in-order.
var Dispatch = require'streamdispatch';var dispatch = ;srcpipedispatchpipedest;dispatchregister// transform the data, synchronously or asynchronously. if the operation is// guaranteed synchronous, then this module is probably not for you;
This stream is an object stream, meaning that it deals not with Buffers and raw data, but instead of contiguous Objects--these Objects will not mutate as part of the stream, but cannot be sent across a raw stream directly.
Dispatch will dispatch data fairly to multiple handlers, using a round-robin queue.
If you find a use for this, let me know...it won't slow you down to have this feature, though.
var Dispatch = require'streamdispatch';var dispatch = ;srcpipedispatchpipedest;dispatchregister// handle the data!;dispatchregister// handle the data in some other way (will still be from the same stream);
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