connect npm

Connect is a middleware layer for Node.js

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Connect

Connect is an extensible HTTP server framework for node, providing high performance "plugins" known as middleware.

Connect is bundled with over 14 commonly used middleware, including a logger, session support, cookie parser, and more. Be sure to view the 1.0 documentation.

Middleware

  • csrf
  • basicAuth
  • bodyParser
  • cookieParser
  • directory
  • errorHandler
  • favicon
  • limit
  • logger
  • methodOverride
  • query
  • responsetime
  • session
  • static
  • staticCache
  • vhost

Static file serving

The benchmarks below show the static() middleware requests per second vs static() with the staticCache() cache layer, out performing other popular node modules, while maintaining more features like Range request etc.

  • static(): 2700 rps
  • node-static: 5300 rps
  • static() + staticCache(): 7500 rps

Running Tests

first:

$ npm install -d

then:

$ make test

Authors

Below is the output from git-summary.

 project: connect
 commits: 1914
 files  : 161
 authors: 
  1336  Tj Holowaychuk          69.8%
   298  visionmedia             15.6%
   191  Tim Caswell             10.0%
    18  TJ Holowaychuk          0.9%
    10  Ryan Olds               0.5%
     8  Astro                   0.4%
     5  Jakub Nešetřil        0.3%
     5  Nathan Rajlich          0.3%
     3  Daniel Dickison         0.2%
     3  Alexander Simmerl       0.2%
     3  Andreas Lind Petersen   0.2%
     3  David Rio Deiros        0.2%
     2  Jacques Crocker         0.1%
     2  Aaron Heckmann          0.1%
     2  Adam Malcontenti-Wilson 0.1%
     2  Fabian Jakobs           0.1%
     2  Glen Mailer             0.1%
     2  James Campos            0.1%
     1  Guillermo Rauch         0.1%
     1  Jakub Nesetril          0.1%
     1  Gregory McWhirter       0.1%
     1  Arthur Taylor           0.1%
     1  Joshua Peek             0.1%
     1  Jxck                    0.1%
     1  Marco Sanson            0.1%
     1  Michael Hemesath        0.1%
     1  Morten Siebuhr          0.1%
     1  Eran Hammer-Lahav       0.1%
     1  Craig Barnes            0.1%
     1  Samori Gorse            0.1%
     1  Cameron Howey           0.1%
     1  Bart Teeuwisse          0.1%
     1  Aseem Kishore           0.1%
     1  Tom Jensen              0.1%
     1  Trent Mick              0.1%
     1  nateps                  0.1%
     1  AJ ONeal                0.1%

Node Compatibility

Connect < 1.x is compatible with node 0.2.x

Connect 1.x is compatible with node 0.4.x

Connect (master) 2.x is compatible with node 0.6.x

CLA

http://sencha.com/cla

License

View the LICENSE file. The Silk icons used by the directory middleware created by/copyright of FAMFAMFAM.

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