dox-foundation-demo node_modules/express/node_modules/connect/lib/index.js


    Connect is a middleware framework for node,
    shipping with over 18 bundled middleware and a rich selection of
    3rd-party middleware.

    var app = connect()
      .use(function(req, res){
        res.end('hello world\n');


    $ npm install connect


    • logger request logger with custom format support
    • csrf Cross-site request forgery protection
    • compress Gzip compression middleware
    • basicAuth basic http authentication
    • bodyParser extensible request body parser
    • json application/json parser
    • urlencoded application/x-www-form-urlencoded parser
    • multipart multipart/form-data parser
    • timeout request timeouts
    • cookieParser cookie parser
    • session session management support with bundled MemoryStore
    • cookieSession cookie-based session support
    • methodOverride faux HTTP method support
    • responseTime calculates response-time and exposes via X-Response-Time
    • staticCache memory cache layer for the static() middleware
    • static streaming static file server supporting Range and more
    • directory directory listing middleware
    • vhost virtual host sub-domain mapping middleware
    • favicon efficient favicon server (with default icon)
    • limit limit the bytesize of request bodies
    • query automatic querystring parser, populating req.query
    • errorHandler flexible error handler