Creating add-ons

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-'''Add-ons''' are small extentions that add new functionality to [[World Wind]]. There are four different types of add-ons: data layers, camera scripts (aka scripts), code modules (aka MashiScript) and plug-ins.+'''Add-ons''' are small extensions that add new functionality to [[World Wind]]. For more information see the [[Add-on_Launchpad]].
 + 
 +A list of add-ons can be found at the [[add-ons]] page.
==Data Layers== ==Data Layers==
-*[[Making Trail Layers]]+Data Layers are bits of information that can be shown or hidden on the planet in World Wind. A layer can contain any of images, text and trails.
 +*[[ESRI shapefiles]]
 +*[[Point Layers]]
 +*[[Making Trail Layers|Trail Layers]]
 +*[[Place names]]
*[[Simple Addon Installer]] *[[Simple Addon Installer]]
-*[[WINK Spots]] Add-On Creator/Editor 
-*[http://worldwind.cromsoft.org/index.php?to=tools/addons_creator/infos WW ACID] Add-on maker (French) 
-*[http://perso.wanadoo.fr/hermetica/addons.htm hermetica add-ons and tools website] 
-*[http://212.33.80.179/~hlds/worldwind/wwbgen.php WWB Maker] 
-*PathListArchiver 
-*Shape File Utility 
-==Camera Scripts==+==Plugins==
-*[[Scripting]]+A C#/VB/JScript.NET plugin engine that allows your to create code modules in those languages.
 +*[https://web.archive.org/web/20070608180052/http://www.mashiharu.com:80/archives/cat_1/ Mashi's Scripting Examples]
 +*[[Plugin Engine]]
 +*[[Plugin tutorial|Plugin Tutorial]]
 +*[[Plugin FAQ]]
-==Code Modules==+==Imagery==
-Currently only available in 1.3.2 beta builds.+*[[Making Layers]]
 +*[[Geospatial image processing]]
 +*[[Dataset Coordination and Status]]
 +*[[Sources of free orthoimagery]]
 +*[[Geographic Tools]]
 +*[[Geographic Data]]
 +*[[NLT Data Issues]]
 +*[[NLT Landsat Processing Techniques]]
-Commonly known as MashiScript because of its creator, the venerable [[User:Mashiharu|Mashiharu]].+==Worlds==
-*[http://www.mashiharu.com/ Mashi's Scripting Examples]+You can add new ''worlds'' to World Wind.
-*[[Script Engine]]+*[[Worlds]]
-*[[Plugin tutorial]]+
-==Plug-ins==+==Camera Scripts==
-Slated for inclusion in 1.4.+Camera scripts are a prerecorded series of view changes and text display that can be run from within World Wind.
-*[[World Wind v1.5 API Specification]]+*[[Scripting]]
==Other== ==Other==
 +The World Wind URI allows you to launch [[World Wind]] from within a web browser, or any other URI capable program.
*[[World Wind Uri]] *[[World Wind Uri]]
 +
 +==Sample XML templates==
 +T_Servo has put together a zip file of the five comon types of add-ons and a sample of the ImagerOverlay XML for use with legends.
 +The covered add-on types are:
 +
 +* WMS Server
 +* Static Global Image Overlay
 +* Refreshing Global Image Overlay
 +* Small Area Image Overlay
 +* Placemarks
 +* Legend Example
 +
 +[http://www.earthissquare.com/WorldWind/index.php?title=World_Wind_XML Go to templates]
==See Also== ==See Also==
-[[Add-On list]]+*[[Add-ons]]
[[Category:For End Users]] [[Category:For End Users]]
[[Category:Dev]] [[Category:Dev]]
 +[[Category:Add-ons]]

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Add-ons are small extensions that add new functionality to World Wind. For more information see the Add-on_Launchpad.

A list of add-ons can be found at the add-ons page.

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[edit] Data Layers

Data Layers are bits of information that can be shown or hidden on the planet in World Wind. A layer can contain any of images, text and trails.

[edit] Plugins

A C#/VB/JScript.NET plugin engine that allows your to create code modules in those languages.

[edit] Imagery

[edit] Worlds

You can add new worlds to World Wind.

[edit] Camera Scripts

Camera scripts are a prerecorded series of view changes and text display that can be run from within World Wind.

[edit] Other

The World Wind URI allows you to launch World Wind from within a web browser, or any other URI capable program.

[edit] Sample XML templates

T_Servo has put together a zip file of the five comon types of add-ons and a sample of the ImagerOverlay XML for use with legends. The covered add-on types are:

  • WMS Server
  • Static Global Image Overlay
  • Refreshing Global Image Overlay
  • Small Area Image Overlay
  • Placemarks
  • Legend Example

Go to templates

[edit] See Also

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