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Transaction support for in memory objects (Beta)

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Transaction support for in memory objects. For robustness and performance both

Lock/Commit/Rollback in memory objects just like access data in traditional database

var T = require('transaction');
var Q = require('q');

var obj = {simple : 1, compound : {key : 1}};

// Make object transactionable
T.transactionable(obj);

// You can also specify which keys to include or exclude
// Object attributes which cannot be deepcopyed must be excluded
// (like reference to outer resources or circular reference)
// T.transactionable(obj, {includeKeys : 'key1 key2'});
// T.transactionable(obj, {excludeKeys : 'key1 key2'});

// Execute code in a new 'database connection'
// The 'connection/lock/commit/rollback' terminologies are similar to traditional database
T.execute(function(){
    return Q.fcall(function(){
        // lock obj for write
        // lock from other execute content will block
        // and read from other execute content will always see old value until commit
        // You can also lock multiple objects by T.lock([obj1, obj2]);
        return T.lock(obj); 
    })
    .then(function(){ 
        obj.simple = 2; // Set 'simple' value

        // obj.compound.key = 2; // Oops! Don't do this!
        var compound = obj.compound; // Retrieve 'compound' value
        compound.key = 2;
        obj.compound = compound; // Set 'compound' value

        T.commit(); // All locks will be released after commit or rollback

        console.log(obj.simple); // Read only access
        // obj.simple = 3; // Oops! Should lock first
    })
    .then(function(){
        return T.lock(obj);
    })
    .then(function(){
        obj.simple = 3;
        throw new Error('Exception here!'); 
    })
    .then(function(){
        T.commit(); // This will not execute
    }, function(err){
        T.rollback(); // Should rolled back
    })
    .then(function(){
        console.log(obj.simple); // output: 2
    });
});

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