This provides a server capable of providing a web interface to run Flabbergast code. If you want to try it, visit Flabbergast Fiddle. These instructions are for building your own server.
The application is an ASP.NET application, requiring a working Flabbergast CLR edition.
Install the Mono XSP4 server and then build the project:
apt-get install mono-xsp4 ln -s /usr/share/flabbergast/cli/Flabbergast.*.dll bin xbuild
There are several deployment options, consult Mono ASP.NET for details. For testing, the easiest is to:
and then view in a web browser.
For real deployment, the FastCGI or
mod_mono options make better sense.
The Flabbergast environment created is a bit unusual. First, the SQL, and JSON
URI schemes are disabled. Also, the library loader will only use pre-compiled
libraries, so running
sudo update-flabbergast is essential.
current: URI scheme exposes the login name of the account running the
The previously compiled code for every run are held in memory in a per-user session variable. They should be reaped when the session end, since there is no permgen like Java.
There is a timeout for page processing enforced by ASP.NET.