Opencensus propagation package for Stackdriver format.

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OpenCensus Stackdriver Propagation for Node.js
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OpenCensus Stackdriver Propagation allow other services to create spans with the right context.
The library is in alpha stage and the API is subject to change.


Install OpenCensus Stackdriver Propagation with:
npm install @opencensus/propagation-stackdriver


To propagate span context arround services with Stackdriver Propagation, pass an instance of Stackdriver Propagation to your tracing instance. For Javascript:
const tracing = require('@opencensus/nodejs');
const propagation = require('@opencensus/propagation-stackdriver');

const sd = propagation.v1;

tracing.start({propagation: sd});

Similarly for Typescript:
import * as tracing from '@opencensus/nodejs';
import * as propagation from '@opencensus/propagation-stackdriver';

const sd = propagation.v1;

tracing.start({propagation: sd});

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