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README.md

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libuv bindings for Haxe

Philosophy

This library targets to express unopinionatedly the libuv api in a Haxe fashion (e.g. managed memory allocation, GC-friendly, allow closures, etc). So there should be 1-to-1 mapping for each API.

Documentation

The original libuv documentation should generally apply. However, function signatures might be slightly different from the original in order to fit the Haxe language.

Supported targets

  • C++, requires the linc_uv library

(possible to support other targets in the future)

Example

// create a echo tcp server
var server = Tcp.alloc();
server.bind('0.0.0.0', 7000, 0);
server.listen(128, function(_) {
	var client = Tcp.alloc();
	server.accept(client);
	client.readStart(function(status, bytes) {
		if(bytes != null) client.write(bytes, function(_) trace('echoed')); // echo
		else client.close(function() trace('closed')); // client ended
	});
});

// connect to the server, send a string and print the echo from server
var tcp = Tcp.alloc();
tcp.connect('127.0.0.1', 7000, function(status) {
	tcp.write(Bytes.ofString('Hello World!'), function(_) trace('written')); // write to server
	tcp.shutdown(function(status) trace('shutdown')); // close the outgoing stream
	tcp.readStart(function(status, bytes) {
		if(bytes != null) trace(bytes.toString());
		else tcp.close(function() trace('closed')); // close the tcp socket
	});
});

Contributions Welcome

  • Complete the API
  • Support other targets