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What is forever?

It is a simple CLI tool for ensuring that a given script runs continuously. It is used to keep the server alive even when the server crash/stops. When the server is stopped because of some error, exception, etc.it automatically restarts it.
forever is a tool in the Node.js Process Manager category of a tech stack.
forever is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to forever's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses forever?

6 companies reportedly use forever in their tech stacks, including Imperium42 Game Studio, Statfolio, and Startuptabs.

47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use forever.

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forever's Features

  • Command Line Utility
  • keep the server alive
  • ensuring that a given script runs continuously

forever Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to forever?
Production process manager for Node.js apps with a built-in load balancer
It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc).
it is a flexible project management tool where you can organize your projects, structure your workflow, create tasklists, store files, make notes, while keeping your team communication in sync. It lets you create your own organization however you want. By giving users flexibility and capacity, Infinity helps teams to create process, track progress and make smarter decisions.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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