A plug-in (or plugin) is a set of software components that adds specific abilities to a larger software application. If supported, plug-ins enable customizing the functionality of an application.

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Compile-time plugin system

Background For a piece of software that I need to get extensible, I wanted to design a simple compile-time "plugin" system in C++. My use case was that the program (actually a library) can accept ...
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Nagios plugin webdav check 2

Original post: nagios plugin webdav check According to the good advice I have received I've made some modifications to the code: ...
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Object-oriented WordPress plugin

Note: This plugin is / was never intended to be submitted to repo just for personal use but the questions still apply to general Plugin Development. This plugin listens for ...
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Tabster / jQuery based plugin

I am PHP programmer whom only recently started to play with a bit of JS/jQuery. Because of that my code is probably something that most of You hardocding JS programmers would see as disgrace (again I ...
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Scale-able API development with macro definitions

In a couple of months I'll be part of a large(ish) project, and there's good chances my team will be a lot bigger, with at least 2 programmers (probably 3) and some 3-5, or more, consumers of the API ...
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ngCordova plugin for audio player

I wrote a Cordova plugin for an app that I'm working on, and now I'm trying to write an Angular definition to wrap my plugin. So far, I've followed the model in ng-cordova.js: ...
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Monitor, read and display data from a dynamic log file

I am developing a plugin for intellij that basically monitors a log file and displays the data in a tool window within the IDE in real-time. I have managed to get it working but I would like to know ...
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JavaScript plugin architecture for multiple methods with the same parameters

I am writing a JavaScript plugin for fun. The plugin allows the user to pass options to initialize the plugin and perform actions. It is a simple alert/confirm plugin just for fun. I am hoping to ...
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Simple Python plugin loader

I have written a simple system to load plugins from files in Python 2.7, and I'd like to see if any of it can be improved upon. vedo.py ...
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jQuery Plugin options

The user can provide a JSON object to configure the plugin when they initialise it. I want those options to be available whenever a plugin action is performed. I have read the plugin documentation ...
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Bash plugin to setup project for books

I'm writing a bash plugin to help people create books in a specific way. It's an ordinary shell script to setup the project and create its subresources. I'm using a loop to create barebones assets and ...
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jQuery plugin that filters and orders boxes with CSS transform

I made this jQuery plugin based on MixItUp and Isotope. In short, one needs to create an <ul> list filled with <li> ...
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jQuery plugin to cycle through text and “typewrite” it out

I have written a jQuery plugin (my first for a long time) that simply cycles through strings of text in a data attribute and uses setInterval to type it out - it's ...
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Plugin Pattern for Generic Python Application

Summary I am experimenting with a plugin pattern for a generic Python application (not necessarily web, desktop, or console) which would allow packages dropped into a plugin folder to be used ...
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jQuery form validator

I am new to the world of jQuery plugins, I don't know why I didn't get into this sooner. What I have a working validator that validates bootstrap styled forms. What I have discovered is that the way ...
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jQuery Plugin - Sliding Tile Puzzle

I created a basic jQuery plugin to make a basic sliding tile puzzle. ...
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jQuery resizable plugin

Is there any way I can simplify this re-sizable solution? It seems too difficult and messy to me. Working example ...
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Drop down menu plugin

I am making a dropdown menu in JavaScript for my website, and recently I decided I wanted to make it a plugin (as in, upload it on the web and make it compatible with other plugins). I am new to ...
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jQuery plugin that makes a slider out of an <ul> list

This is one of my very first jQuery plugins. In short: it makes a slider out of an <ul> list filled with <li> items ...
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Filtered Search Plugin

I need opinions on how to improve this code example github ...
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MEF Execute Plugin Exports in Threads

I am developing a service application that would implement a peer to peer messaging system. I am wondering if my following code is the best approach. It works, but I am naive and it would be nice to ...
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Making text field taggable

I'm new to JavaScript and new to jQuery plugin development. My plugin is really easy I just want to taggify a <ul> ...
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Bash Compress Managed Directory Ignoring .git, bower_components, node_modules, etc

Fairly easy way to compress a wordpress plugin (or similar) as a zip file without including all the dependencies used to create and manage the development, but which don't belong in the final product. ...
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jQuery plugin - image slider

This is my first jQuery plugin (used the jQuery ui widget factory). All code improvements are welcome. GitHub The plugin creates a gallery with one big picture and a given amount of clickable ...
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Converting any CSS colour to RGB(a)

For a plugin I'm writing in jQuery I have two optional parameters. For each parameter I do a check for its value. However, I'm curious if I can't write it shorter. Here is the fiddle and here's the ...
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Animating a block of HTML on scroll

I'm pretty new to client side scripting and I'm still learning. I've written this JS plugin which animates blocks of HTML (fade-in from left/top/right/bottom) as you scroll down the page. Everything ...
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Improving jQuery scrolldown animations

I'm pretty new to client side scripting and I'm still learning. I've written this JS plugin which animates blocks of HTML (fade-in from left/top/right/bottom) as you scroll down the page. Everything ...
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Pagination with static data

I am using following code to implement pagination functionality. All items are rendering on page load and li elements greater than page set are hidden with CSS. I ...
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Database Plugin for CKFinder users

I have written a small plugin library for CKFinder that I would like some critiques on. The library is located here. If you are looking for where to start, check out plugin.php and hook function in ...
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jQuery Datepicker Plugin

I created a jQuery plugin that converts a text field to a 3 drop down, datepicker. It allows the user to select a Day, Month and Year rather than type the date in an input box. The original input ...
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Ajax file uploader jQuery plugin

I tried to write my first jQuery plugin. It's a very simple Ajax file uploader. I would appreciate a review of this code. HTML ...
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Responsive text by JavaScript

I'm working on a JavaScript plugin that makes font-sizes flexible (for a responsive layout). The code works well so far, but I'm sure that it's capable of improvement (especially if you look at the ...
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jQuery remote validation plugin

I wrote this jquery plugin to do remote validations on the server. The code self explanatory. When the field blurs (event is customisable), the plugin checks to see if there is a value and sends the ...
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geoInput jQuery Plugin

I made my first jQuery plugin, and was hoping to get a review. I'm especially interested in comments on whether I went about building up my html and applying the css in a reasonable manner (I chose to ...
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Deadlock watchdog in a server to defend against poorly written extensions

In the Red5 server we have no control over what implementers do with their applications. As such, we have attempted to implement code that would prevent them from causing bad things to happen. This ...
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Switching from functional jQuery code to object-oriented

I've been happily using jQuery, creating vars and binding events in my modules (which have only a little bit of JS). But recently I needed to add an anonymous functions to my code and after ...
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jQuery scroll-prevention plugin

This plugin is for article pages that has a very long main content (left side) and a shorter sidebar. When the user scrolls down mostly the right part will be white space. What this plugin does is ...
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Pluggin' in Plugins

I'm currently working on an in-house project and a part of that project is this pretty standard plugin loader below. There must be a way to avoid so many ugly looking ...
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Monitoring params via JMX

A task for hiring on a new job (I failed it with reason "very bad code"). Write a program, which will be monitoring the params via JMX. Param should have name, type and observabale value. Why my ...
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Showing a list of plugins to filter

How can I refactor this function? I show a list of plugins in JSF, and I should filter them. I added function filterPlugins but I have some questions: Should we ...
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Expose only desired functions to 3rd party plugins in JavaScript

I tried to build a solution to dynamically load JS code, but to only expose predefined functions. Is this the correct approach? Is there any Method to execute arbitrary code if I put all my code ...
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Metalsmith plugin for stripping UTF8 BOM from files

I've been developing a metalsmith static site and I came across an issue where Visual Studio was automatically adding a BOM to the pages. I wrote the following plugin for metalsmith (it needs to be ...
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Scanning a directory for plugins and loading them

I'm working on a simple dictionary tool, with a base class that can be extended by plugins to represent different dictionaries. The plugins are organized in the filesystem like this: ...
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jQuery collapse/expand plugin

This is my first plugin for JavaScript. It originated from a need for a similar feature at work and I decided to make it a bit more generic in case I needed it again. I was just wanting some criticism ...
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Simple IRC bot with plugin support

I'm looking to see if there is anything in this I could have done better or see if could have structured the code better. Here is the project on GitHub. ...
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Zoom in/zoom out jQuery plugin

I created my first plugin in jQuery and just want some inputs on how I can improve the code and features. Here is the fiddle ...
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Small jQuery mobile plugin to handle touch events

Why this plugin: I am developing a mobile app - at some point, I felt like this would be a good idea to give the users the possibility to control everything in the app with touch gestures, hence the ...
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Plugin for communication protocols in browser(s)

I would like to get some feedback from the community regarding a plugin I recently moved from requiring jQuery to a stand alone JS implementation. It is meant to handle browser communication protocols ...
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Converting <li> tags to horizontal responsive barcharts

I am writing my first jQuery plugin that converts li tags to horizontal responsive barcharts. I am looking for some feedback and suggestions regarding the ...
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Plugin that grabs the coordinates of all the cities in our database

I have a plugin that grabs the coordinates of all the cities in our database working in WordPress here. ...