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This subscribes a client to publishCreate events for the model. Any connections that are "watching" the model class will be automatically subscribed to new model instances that are created using the blueprint create method.

Description Accepted Data Types Required ?
1 Request request object Yes

Note: watch will only work when the request is made over a socket connection (e.g. using socket.get), not over an http connection (e.g. using jquery.get).

Blueprints and .watch()

By default, the blueprint find and findOne actions will call .watch() on the model class. This behavior can be changed for all models by setting the sails.config.blueprints.autoWatch to false, or for a specific model by setting autoWatch to false in the model's class file.

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