Meet the npm Modules
Fabric Composer has 3 main modules for application developers. If you are writing an application this is your entry point.
composer-admin are the two modules that provide APIs for applications. node.js applications should only use APIs that come from these modules. If there are other APIs that are need please contact us.
Details of all the APIs have been documented in JSDocs (see reference).
This module would usually be installed as a local dependency of an application. It provides the API that is used by business applications to connect to a business network to access assets, participants and submitting transactions. When in production this is only module that needs to be added as a direct dependency of the application.
npm install --save composer-client
This module would usually be installed as a local dependency of administrative applications. This API permits the creation of and deployment of business network definitions.
npm install --save composer-admin
This provides command line tools to provide the ability to deploy and managed business network definitions. This would normally be installed as a global module
npm install -g composer-cli
If you wish however you can instgall this as a local dependancy, but you could need to access the cli.js node class directly rather than used the