public interface SciJavaPlugin
What all plugins have in common is that they are declared using an annotation
Plugin), and discovered if present on the classpath at runtime.
The core types of plugins are as follows:
App- metadata about a SciJava application.
Command- plugins that are executable. These plugins typically perform a discrete operation, and are accessible via the application menus.
ConsoleArgument- plugins that handle arguments passed to the application as command line parameters.
Converter- plugins which translate objects between data types.
Display- plugins that visualize objects, often used to display module outputs.
IOPlugin- plugins that read or write data.
PreprocessorPlugin- plugins that perform preprocessing on modules. A preprocessor plugin is a discoverable
PostprocessorPlugin- plugins that perform postprocessing on modules. A
PostprocessorPluginis a discoverable
Platform- plugins for defining platform-specific behavior.
ScriptLanguage- plugins that enable executing scripts in particular languages as SciJava modules.
Service- plugins that define new API in a particular area.
Tool- plugins that map user input (e.g., keyboard and mouse actions) to behavior. They are usually rendered as icons in the application toolbar.
InputWidget- plugins that render UI widgets for the
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