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socketio-wildcard

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Socket.io with a wildcard event.

Works with Socket.io v1.x - v2.x.

Tested with node.js v4.x, v5.x, v6.x, v7.x.

Installation

npm install --save socketio-wildcard

Usage

Server

var io         = require('socket.io')();
var middleware = require('socketio-wildcard')();

io.use(middleware);

io.on('connection', function(socket) {
  socket.on('*', function(packet){
    // client.emit('foo', 'bar', 'baz')
    packet.data === ['foo', 'bar', 'baz']
  });
});

io.listen(8000);

Client

var io = require('socket.io-client');
var socket = io('http://localhost');
// piggyback using the event-emitter bundled with socket.io client
var patch = require('socketio-wildcard')(io.Manager);
patch(socket);

socket.on('*', function(){ /* … */ })

Changelog

[2.0.0] - 2016-05-23

[0.3.0] - 2015-12-21

[0.2.0] - 2015-11-29

Licence

MIT