websocketstream

a Stream interface on top of WebSocket

WebSocketStream provides a Node.js stream interface on top of WebSocket that works on Node.js and in the browser.

You can install the library with npm for use with Node.js:

npm install websocketstream

or with Bower for use in the browser:

bower install WebSocketStream

'use strict';
 
var WebSocket = require('ws'),
  webSocketServer = new WebSocket.Server({port: 8080}),
  WebSocketStream = require('websocketstream');
  
webSocketServer.on('connection', function (webSocket) {
  var stream = new WebSocketStream(webSocket);
      
  stream.on('readable', function () {
    console.log("Something just came in over the wire: " + stream.read());
  });
        
  stream.write("There's a place I know just east of here.");
});
'use strict';
 
require.config({
  map: {
    '*': {
      'stream': 'Node-in-browser/lib/stream',
      'util': 'Node-in-browser/lib/util'
    }
  }
});
 
require(['WebSocketStream/lib/main'], function (WebSocketStream) {
  var webSocket = new WebSocket('ws://' + location.host),
    stream = new WebSocketStream(webSocket);
  
  stream.on('readable', function () {
    console.log("Something just came in over the wire: " + stream.read());
  });
        
  stream.write("There's a place I know just east of here.");  
});

Copyright 2013 David Braun

This file is part of WebSocketStream.

WebSocketStream is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

WebSocketStream is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with WebSocketStream. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.