Re: Writing a new plugin

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:30 AM, Jean Brefort <jean brefort normalesup org> wrote:
Le mardi 03 août 2021 à 00:04 +0000, non-null--- via gnumeric-list a
écrit :
> On Monday, August 2, 2021 12:20 PM, Morten Welinder
> <mortenw gnome org> wrote:
> The best approach at this point is to clone one of the existing
> plugins. The first question is to ask "what kind of plugin?"
> Adding functions to Gnumeric?  -- take, for example, fn-math
> Adding a solver method?  -- take glpk (external program) or nlsolve
> (internal).
> Anything else?  samples are getting a bit thin.
> OK, thanks.
> How is integration set up for other programming languages (e.g.
> Python): through the plugin API?

I wrote some years ago a plugin using C++. The code is available at

I suppose it should work mostly the same with the D language.

Python is quite a different issue, since a Python plugin needs a
specific loader.

Hope this helps,

Yes, very helpful and thanks.

As for the specific loader for Python, is that in a plugin itself?

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