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A Zeroconf discovery utility for react-native

A Zeroconf discovery utility for react-native

react-native-zeroconf

Get running services advertizing themselves using Zeroconf implementations like Avahi, Bonjour or NSD.

Install

npm i -S react-native-zeroconf
react-native install react-native-zeroconf
react-native link react-native-zeroconf

You can look at the wiki if you prefer a manual install.

TXT records will be available on iOS and Android >= 7.

API

import Zeroconf from 'react-native-zeroconf'
const zeroconf = new Zeroconf()
Methods
scan(type = 'http', protocol = 'tcp', domain = 'local.') Start the zeroconf scan

This will initialize the scan from the Zeroconf instance. Will stop another scan if any is running.

stop() Stop the scan

If any scan is running, stop it. Otherwise do nothing.

getServices() Returns resolved services

Will return all names of services that have been resolved.

removeDeviceListeners() Remove listeners

Allow you to clean the listeners, avoiding potential memory leaks (#33).

addDeviceListeners() Add listeners

If you cleaned the listeners and need to get them back on.

Events
zeroconf.on('start', () => console.log('The scan has started.'))
start Triggered on scan start
stop Triggered on scan stop
found Triggered when a service is found

Broadcast a service name as soon as it is found.

resolved Triggered when a service is resolved

Broadcast a service object once it is fully resolved

{
  "host": "XeroxPrinter.local.",
  "addresses": [
    "192.168.1.23",
    "fe80::aebc:123:ffff:abcd"
  ],
  "name": "Xerox Printer",
  "fullName": "XeroxPrinter.local._http._tcp.",
  "port": 8080
}
remove Triggered when a service is removed

Broadcast a service name removed from the network.

update Triggered either when a service is found or removed
error Triggered when an error occurs

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