Concurrent tasks computation among NodeJS child processes (vertical scaling)
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Concurrent tasks computation among nodejs child processes

Features

  • Evented API (with EventEmitter2)
  • Auto-respawn dead processes
  • Underscore methods available on child processes

NPM

Install module with: npm install children

Documentation

Usage

var children = require('children')(path.resolve(__dirname, './worker2.js'), {
  // @see Manager.defaults
});

// Start all childrens
children.start(function(){
  // specify a callback or listen to the `ready` event
  children.send("hello world");
});

children is a collection of child process that implements ~28 underscore methods

> children.pluck('pid')
[ 47494, 47495, 47496, 47497 ]

Available events

ready(children) message(child) respawning:child(child, children) spawning:child(child, children) spawned:child(child, children) killing:child(child, children) killed:child(child, children, exitCode, signalCode)

Todo

  • Update documentation
  • Better examples

Release History

v0.2.2 - Updated doxx (19 oct. 2014) v0.1.0 - Initial commit (17 fev. 2012)

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License

Copyright (c) 2013 Francois-Guillaume Ribreau Licensed under the MIT license.