Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Running server side processes via JavaScript with Jaxer

Category: Aptana, JavaScript, Server

Tom Kirkpatrick has written about a new API in Jaxer, Jaxer.Process, that allows you to call out to the host operating system. His example has a call out to get the uptime on the machine:


  1. <script runat="server-proxy">
  2. function runUptime() {
  3.       // run the uptime and return the output from STDOUT
  4.       return Jaxer.Process.exec("/usr/bin/uptime");
  5. }
  6. </script>

You can see the application running live.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:45 am
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Here’s the full article from Tom including the source to the app:

Comment by khakman2 — August 20, 2008

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