Running Scripts inside Java with ECMAScript

Something that’s in demand for every project being developed is configurability. These days, everything needs to be changeable. Languages, layouts, themes, colors, everything. In some projects, though, simply having a config file to load key values from is not enough. Sometimes people want to add simple scripts to their system, usually for automation.In the project…Read More

HTTP API wrappers

Most APIs for online applications (Facebook, Twitter, Shipstation, etc) are in the form of an HTTP API. An HTTP endpoint is an online URL you can make requests to, similarly to how a browser would make requests to a normal website. The HTTP server would take requests with parameters and return relevant data. For example,…Read More

Using SVG Graphics

I went to a local meetup last night, with presentations on different topics around web development. One of them was on SVG graphics, and how to manipulate them with CSS.SVG graphics aren’t images, but HTML in an <svg> tag. It’s supported by pretty much every browser. In the HTML that makes up the graphic, there…Read More