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zombie <-> connect, without a physical port.

Sample code showing how to get zombie.js to talk to connect via socket file.

(Which is necessary because relative URLs don't seem to work in zombie when file:// is used. Plus, file:// sucks.)

Tested in Node.js 0.6.8 on OS X.

Take a look

View the JavaScript source to see what I did.

Try it out

This isn't in npm.

git clone
cd node-zombie-connect-socket
npm install
node lib/tutorial.js


I used this technique in grunt's qunit task.


Copyright (c) 2012 "Cowboy" Ben Alman
Licensed under the MIT license.

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