node package manager

thecache

A simple in-memory cache for Node.js

thecache

Install: npm install thecache

API

get(key)

Gets a key

set(key, value[, expire])

Sets a key with optional expire time in seconds

put(key, value[, expire])

Alias for set

del(key)

Deletes a key

clear()

Delete all data and expiration timers

Usage

var thecache = require('thecache');
 
var conf = thecache(); // Each call creates it's own self-contained cache 
var tests = thecache();
 
conf.set('key1', 'somedata');
 
conf.set('key2', [2, 5]); // The value can be any JS variable 
 
conf.set('expirekey', {something: true}, 2); // Expires after 2 seconds 
 
var val2 = conf.get('key2'); // Contents can be gotten with a sync call... 
 
conf.get('key2', function(val) { // ...or asynchronously, using a callback 
    console.log(val);
});