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Proxy Server(s) in Node.js and JS.Class

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==== Proxy Server(s) w. Node.js ====

This project aims to provide simple yet scalable
implementations of Proxy Servers using Node.js and
JS.Class in a TDD paradigm.

   Node.js makes event-driven server-side javascript FAST and 
 simple - to a point.  The event-driven paradigm is tough to
 grok when you come from a procedural world.  JS.Class lets
 me write javascript like its Ruby.  And I love Ruby.

 A server is specified as either host:port or just port

 ============   The Forwarding Proxy Server =================

 This is the simplest and most basic of the proxies: forward
traffic from one port to another.

you invoke the Forwarding proxy like so:
  node fwdProxy.js [from server] [to server]
  
  ex: node fwdProxy.js 8000 80

  Would allow you to forward traffic from port 8000 to whatever
you have going on at port 80 (most likely a web server).
I created this proxy because I needed a quick, simple thing
that would act as an HTTP proxy from the android emulator to
my Ruby on Rails app.  It crapped out on streaming files.

 ============   The Duplicating Proxy Server ================

 The idea of the duplicating proxy is simple: 
  - listen for traffic on one port.
  - forward the traffic to two servers
  - reply with the response of one of the servers

 You can run this file like so:
   node dupProxy.js [proxy server] [responding server] [duplication server]

   ex: node dupProxy.js 8000 3000 jimsmachine.com:3500

   Would start the proxy on port 8000 on localhost.
    This will forward tcp traffic to port 3000 at the localhost and
    port 3500 at jimsmachine.com 


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