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Have you ever thought, how ‘nodemon’ works internally? Let’s build our own ‘nodemon’ in under 10 minutes!
2 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 30 May 2021
I haven't looked into memory usage in chokidar too much, but it'd guess it's just wasting a lot of memory keeping useless data out of Stats objects into memory. You can check out my filesystem watcher (https://github.com/fabiospampinato/watcher) to see how it only keeps in memory that bits that it needs.
Building a desktop application using Electron and Create React App
9 projects | dev.to | 14 Aug 2021
electronmon: Like nodemon, but for the Electron process. Allows watching and reloading our Electron app.
What are some alternatives?
Nodemon.io - Monitor for any changes in your node.js application and automatically restart the server - perfect for development
hotwire-livereload - Live reload for Hotwire Rails apps.
electron-builder - A complete solution to package and build a ready for distribution Electron app with “auto update” support out of the box
create-react-app - Set up a modern web app by running one command.
electron-store - Simple data persistence for your Electron app or module - Save and load user preferences, app state, cache, etc
concurrently - Run commands concurrently. Like `npm run watch-js & npm run watch-less` but better.
wait-on - wait-on is a cross-platform command line utility and Node.js API which will wait for files, ports, sockets, and http(s) resources to become available
chokidar - Minimal and efficient cross-platform file watching library
ordinary-puzzles-app - Mobile and web puzzle game built with React-Native
output-files - Output a tree of files and directories by providing an object. Especially useful for testing with real files.
monex - Execute a script and restart it whenever it crashes or a watched file changes.