# Redis adapter for Yggdrasil

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This project is a Redis adapter for `Yggdrasil` publisher/subscriber.

## Small example

The following example uses Redis adapter to distribute messages:

iex(1)> channel = %Yggdrasil.Channel{name: "some_channel", adapter: :redis}
iex(2)> Yggdrasil.subscribe(channel)
iex(3)> flush()
{:Y_CONNECTED, %Yggdrasil.Channel{(...)}}

and to publish a message for the subscribers:

iex(4)> Yggdrasil.publish(channel, "message")
iex(5)> flush()
{:Y_EVENT, %Yggdrasil.Channel{(...)}, "message"}

When the subscriber wants to stop receiving messages, then it can unsubscribe
from the channel:

iex(6)> Yggdrasil.unsubscribe(channel)
iex(7)> flush()
{:Y_DISCONNECTED, %Yggdrasil.Channel{(...)}}

## Redis adapter

The Redis adapter has the following rules:
  * The `adapter` name is identified by the atom `:redis`.
  * The channel `name` must be a string.
  * The `transformer` must encode to a string. From the `transformer`s provided
  it defaults to `:default`, but `:json` can also be used.
  * Any `backend` can be used (by default is `:default`).

The following is an example of a valid channel for both publishers and

  name: "redis_channel_name",
  adapter: :redis,
  transformer: :json

It will expect valid JSONs from Redis and it will write valid JSONs in Redis.

## Redis configuration

Uses the list of options for `Redix`, but the more relevant optuons are shown
  * `hostname` - Redis hostname (defaults to `"localhost"`).
  * `port` - Redis port (defaults to `6379`).
  * `password` - Redis password (defaults to `""`).

The following shows a configuration with and without namespace:

# Without namespace
config :yggdrasil,
  redis: [hostname: ""]

# With namespace
config :yggdrasil, RedisOne,
  redis: [
    hostname: "",
    port: 1234

Also the options can be provided as OS environment variables. The available
variables are:


where `<NAMESPACE>` is the snakecase of the namespace chosen e.g. for the
namespace `RedisTwo`, you would use `REDIS_TWO` as namespace in the OS
environment variable.

## Installation

Using this Redis adapter with `Yggdrasil` is a matter of adding the available
hex package to your `mix.exs` file e.g:

def deps do
  [{:yggdrasil_redis, "~> 4.1"}]

## Running the tests

A `docker-compose.yml` file is provided with the project. If  you don't have a
Redis database, but you do have Docker installed, then just do:

$ docker-compose up --build

And in another shell run:

$ mix deps.get
$ mix test

## Relevant projects used

  * [`Redix.PubSub`]( Redis pubsub.

## Author

Alexander de Sousa.

## License

`Yggdrasil` is released under the MIT License. See the LICENSE file for further