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Updated documentation to expose the 'secure' parameter of createClient #47

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Glynn Bird Alexey
Glynn Bird

I noticed that the createClient supports a 'secure' parameter but this wasn't in the markdown in the front page. Thought it'd submit back to the repo for the greater good!

Alexey norlin merged commit 6c9292e into from

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Commits on Sep 21, 2012
  1. Glynn Bird


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@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ Takes the path of a `file` and callback receives a JS object suitable for inline
Check `lib/dep/mime.js` for a list of recognized file types.
-### couchdb.createClient([port, host, user, pass, maxListeners])
+### couchdb.createClient([port, host, user, pass, maxListeners, secure])
Creates a new `couchdb.Client` for a given `port` (default: `5984`) and `host` (default: `'localhost'`). This client will queue all requests that are send through it, so ordering of requests is always guaranteed. Use multiple clients for parallel operations.
@@ -106,6 +106,10 @@ If the optional `user` and `pass` arguments are supplied, all requests will be m
If the optional `maxListeners` is supplied - module uses emitter.setMaxListeners method. It may be usefull if you use many couchdb requests and don't want to see warnings.
Default Node.js value for this == 11 listeners; if `maxListeners` == 0 then warnings are off.
+If the optional `secure` is supplied as true, then the https transport is used. Note that https is usually serviced on port 443. This is useful when using cloud-based CouchDB services such as Cloudant where their API is hosted on a https platform e.g.
+ client = couchdb.createClient(443, '','username','password',0,true),
The host this client is connecting to. READ-ONLY property
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