active-window

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octalmage / active-window

Get active window title in Node.js.

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active-window

Get active window title in Node.js.

Compatible with Linux, Windows 7+, and OSX;

Usage

var monitor = require('active-window');

callback = function(window){ try { console.log("App: " + window.app); console.log("Title: " + window.title); }catch(err) { console.log(err); } } /*Watch the active window @callback @number of requests; infinity = -1 @interval between requests */ //monitor.getActiveWindow(callback,-1,1);

//Get the current active window monitor.getActiveWindow(callback);

Tested on

  • Windows
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 7
  • Linux
    • Raspbian [lxdm]
    • Debian 8 [cinnamon]
  • OSX
    • Yosemite 10.10.1

TODO

  • Test on more operating systems.
  • Use native APIs.

License

MIT

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