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Install npm package forever

March 28, 2014

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Introduction

A simple CLI tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously (i.e. forever).

Requirements

Installation

Install forever

sudo npm install forever -g

Start Node.js application with forever

sudo NODE_ENV=production forever start index.js

Start Node.js application without forever

sudo npm start --production

List Node.js applications executed by forever

forever list

Stop forever applications

forever stop index.js

Categories:  Node.js

Tags:  applications , installation , interruption , manager , npm , package

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