Mono.Addins is a an add-in engine: a generic framework for creating extensible applications, and for creating libraries which extend applications.

This framework is derived from the add-in engine used by MonoDevelop, although it has been completely rewritten and improved in many ways to make it more generic and easier to use. The MonoDevelop add-in engine was an improvement over the SharpDevelop engine, which took many ideas from the Eclipse add-in engine.

Mono.Addins has been designed to be useful for a wide range of applications: from simple applications with small extensibility needs, to complex applications (such as MonoDevelop itself) which need support for large add-in structures.

Last edited Apr 28, 2010 at 10:54 PM by slluis, version 1

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