- http://daemon-kit.rubyforge.org/ (coming soon)
Daemon Kit aims to simplify creating Ruby daemons by providing a sound application skeleton (through a generator), task specific generators (jabber bot, etc) and robust environment management code.
Using simple built-in generators it is easy to created evented and non-evented daemons that perform a multitude of different tasks.
- Evented and non-evented Jabber Bot (coming next)
- Evented and non-evented loops (coming soon)
- Queue poller (SQS, AMQP, etc) (coming soon)
- Build it
- Review TODO.txt
$ daemon-kit [/path/to/your/daemon] [options] Synopsis
The above command generates a skeleton daemon environment for you to adapt.$ daemon-kit [/path/to/your/daemon] -i jabber
Use the ‘jabber’ generator instead of the default one.
Currently only two generators exist, a ‘default’ generator and a ‘jabber’ generator.
The default generator creates a simple daemon with an infinite loop inside that you can adapt.
The jabber generator creates a simple daemon that leverages the xmpp4r-simple gem to process inbound messages. The daemon will manage the roster and other little tasks, leaving you to provide the hooks for processing messages, presence notifications and subscription request.
- Ruby 1.8.6
- daemons 1.0.10
- xmpp4r-simple 0.8.8 (if using the ‘jabber’ generator)
- eventmachine 0.12.2 (if using any of the evented generators)
- rspec 1.1.11 (for writing/running your specs)
$ git clone git://github.com/kennethkalmer/daemon-kit.git $ rake gem $ gem install pkg/daemon-kit-X.X.X.gem Install
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