Webscript.io is like a programmable Yahoo Pipes. It allows you to run simple Lua scripts in a sandbox. They can make HTTP requests, store data in a simple key/value store, and they can load in lua modules from github. By giving you access to a real language and not a simulacrum of programing they open up a bunch of possibilities. It’s still early though. I keep running into pain points, but the guys running it have been very responsive to support request, and have already addressed some of my earlier problems.
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