Fancy lighting effects and wireless lighting controls don't need to be limited to the homes of the rich and famous; now there's a way to add this touch of luminous style to any household, with the help of a nifty app. Philips' hue is a wireless LED lighting system that enables users to control their light settings online or via a mobile or tablet application. The Philips hue API also enables developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.
The steps in this Guide from Google shows followers how to build a simple command-line application in Node.js that makes calls to the Google Apps Script Execution API. Using this Quickstart you could easily build a simple Node.js application that makes calls to the Google Apps Script Execution API.
One of the challenges with building an application these days is the number of dependencies that application will actually have on other applications. Ideally in order to know how that application will actually perform application developers would be able to test their application against the application it depends on running in production. The odds of that happening, however, are slim to none, especially if that other application is running as a cloud service that has to be always available to end users.