Now here’s a topic we haven’t posted anything on for multiple years now: embedding an HTTP server in your app. More specifically, making it convenient to do so, with
Java-style servlets in Obj-C using Mongoose Server
… in this post I’ll introduce a wrapper class for the Mongoose web server which tries to emulate the concept of Servlets, common to Java developers… Also note that while the sample project is aimed towards iOS devices, you should be able to use this wrapper in any Objective-C project…
If you’ve got something like a scripted game in progress, this kind of thing can save you a whole lot of cycles during development, indeed. If it looks like something worth looking into further for you, hey here’s the code on github to check out!