Testing scripts

New in version 4.0.3.

In order to test functionality, the JavaScript engine can be called manually.

Executing JavaScript code

POST /javascript/test
  • application/javascript , text/plain, text/javascript – The JavaScript code
  • application/json – The object returned by the code, in JSON format

JavaScript sessions

Retrieving JavaScript sessions

GET /javascript/session
  • text/plain – A textual list of the current JavaScript sessions in Vidispine, their current status, and which port they listen to


Multiple JavaScript debug sessions cannot share the same port. If several JavaScript sessions are started simultaneously, each is allocate the next free port. The port number can be found using the request above.