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Java and Beanshell question

I need to provide ability to dynamically change the behaviour of charts using Beanshell. I have been looking at Beanshell site but couldn't get any examples.

Here is what I am trying to achieve.

In my dashboard application, I set the basic properities of the chart but need to do the following

BarRenderer3D r = (BarRenderer3D) plot.getRenderer();

GradientPaint gp0 = new GradientPaint(0.0f, 0.0f, Color.BLUE,
0.0f, 300.0f, new Color(0,0,100,100));
GradientPaint gp1 = new GradientPaint(0.0f, 0.0f, new Color(0,0,230,200),
0.0f, 300.0f, new Color(204,204,255,200));

I don't want to compile the above code in the application but leave it outside as a customizable source by the end-user. The only thing the application should pass is the "plot" variable and then rest of the renderer modifications should be done inside the Beanshell script.

I just started looking into Beanshell and got excited about the extensibility but don't know how to do it.

Nilesh Jethwa Send private email
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Take a look at the Interpreter class and examples.

Here's a basic kind of example:
- create an Interpreter
- set variables in the context the could be accessed by the script.
- evaluate the script text
- get results back out and dereference them.

import bsh.Interpreter;

Interpreter interpreter = new Interpreter();

// Beanshell script references for context, session
interpreter.set("context", context);
interpreter.set("session", session);

// Evaluate the script
// Could also set common imports before eval'ing script

interpreter.eval("import mypackage.*; javax.sql.*;");


// If the script is expected to create certain types
// of result objects, retrieve them and cast.
XXXType resultX = (XXXType)interpreter.get("someVar");
YYYType resultY = (YYYType)interpreter.get("otherVar");
Carlos Bonilla Send private email
Monday, June 11, 2007

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