PhantomJS - Web Server Module Properties


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PhantomJS uses an embedded web server called mongoose. Right now, PhantomJS cannot connect with any other production webserver. With respect to connection, it can deal with 10 connections at a time and more than 10 requests will be waiting in a queue.

To start a webserver, we need to use the following syntax −

var webserver = require (‘webserver’);

Let us understand the Port property, which is used to listen to the requests that are sent to the webserver.

port

The Port property for a webserver is used to listen to the request that are sent to it.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

var server = require('webserver').create();
var listening = server.listen(port, function (request, response) {});

Example

Let us take an example to understand how the port property works.

var webserver = require('webserver'); 
var server = webserver.create(); 
var service = server.listen(8080,function(request,response){  
}); 
if(service) console.log("server started - http://localhost:" + server.port); 

The above program generates the following output.

server started - http://localhost:8080


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