This tool is tail -f like output from stdin to browser using Socket.IO
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tail.io

This tool is a browser based tail -f, read data from stdin then convert it to HTML and send it using Socket.IO.

How to install

npm install tail.io -g

How to use

Usage: tailio [options]

Options:

    -h, --help           output usage information
    -V, --version        output the version number
    -c, --exec <command> set execute command after server start
    -p, --port <port>    set server port number
    -v, --verbose        enable output verbose log to console
    -n, --lines <K>       output the last K lines

Use tailio command with pipe.

$ (while :; do; date; sleep 1; done) | tailio
Server listening on port XXXXX

After server start, you can see output in http://127.0.0.1:XXXXX.

If you use Mac OS X, you can open browser after server start using with --exec open option.

$ (while :; do; date; sleep 1; done) | tailio --exec open

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2012 Kazuyuki Honda <hakobera@gmail.com>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.