Deploying custom Javascript Worker

Paul Mulroney pmulroney at
Fri Mar 4 06:21:20 UTC 2022

Hi Reg,

When you deployed your custom module, did you also copy over the node_modules folder inside your custom module folder?  

Have you tried running "npm update" after installing in the destination?


> On 4 Mar 2022, at 1:41 pm, Reg Paling <reg.paling at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have written a custom Node module which I now want to deploy with my runtimes.  I use the Deployment Tool to build my runtime app, and the resulting app works on my development computer.
> But when I copy it to another computer, calls to the built-in Omnis modules (such as HASHWorker and a JAVASCRIPTWorker calling omnis_test) work properly, but calls to a JAVASCRIPTWorker calling my custom module hang.
> I'm pretty sure I have my omnis_modules set up properly.
> One difference is that I have Node installed on my dev Computer, whereas on the deployment computers it's not installed.  I don't want to have to install Node - I want my runtimes to use the Node which Omnis has built-in.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Reg
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