Asterisk VoIP News

Monday, June 20, 2005

JavaScript module for Asterisk Unveiled!

Anthony Minessale II, CTO and implementer of Asterlink and producer of the upcoming ClueCon Open Source PBX Conference ( has announced the immediate availability of res_js, a JavaScript module for the Asterisk Open Source PBX. The module embeds a live JavaScript interpreter in the Asterisk server and makes it possible to execute .js files as IVR scripts the module comes with a large example script that showcases all of the Asterisk-specific usage. One of the most robust features allows you to white or black list application names, variable names and function calls in a special security mode that makes it possible to extend permission to the end user to manage his or her own IVR scripting and prevent abuse.