Confluence Servlet plugin module

I am trying to build a confluence servlet plugin module. I have put the javascript and css code in the generated files after running:

atlas-create-confluence-plugin

My question is where does the container expect to find the <ARTIFACT-ID>.js and <ARTIFACT-ID>.css files?

More specifically in the servlet code how do I construct the:

&lt;script type='' src=''&gt;&lt;/script&gt; &lt;link rel='' href='&gt;

so that the running servlet can find them. Or are they not required since their paths are already in the plugin descriptor?

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David Simpson Community Champion Mar 18, 2014

In atlassian-plugin.xml you have something like this:

&lt;web-resource key="my-web-resources" name=" Web Resource"&gt;
		&lt;resource name="list.js" type="download" location="js/list.js"/&gt;
		&lt;resource name="list.css" type="download" location="css/list.css"/&gt;
		&lt;resource name="images/" type="download" location="images"/&gt;
	&lt;/web-resource&gt;

In your servlet template, add...

#requireResource("com.example.confluence.plugin.plugin-artifact-id:my-web-resources")

...where in your pom.xml groupId is com.example.confluence.plugin and artifactId is plugin-artifact-id.

This will inject your JS & CSS in the correct place in the header.

This assumes that you're using velocity templates in your servlet code, just like the generated LicenseServlet.

I do not fully understand how to use velocity templates yet. This is a Calendar plugin that was a stand-alone web-app and I am currently trying to get it to run as a servlet plugin.

So one follow-up question would be, are there any velocity template functions that generate tables?

Second, If I use the current html print statements, how do I construct manually, what would be injected in the header?

Is it possible to upload screenshots to the forum?

David Simpson Community Champion Mar 19, 2014

If you run atlas-create-confluence-plugin-module and then select Licensing API support from the list, it will produce a fully working servlet which uses velocity for tyhe HTML layout. That should give you a kick-start with example code.

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