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Dear Admins,

I'm wondering what is the policy in CERN for installing custom plugins in some webs.

I'm asking on behalf of the ATLAS data quality group where we would like to add support for XML RPC with a plugin to populate the twikis dynamically.

Thank you,

cheers,

Zoltan

Environment

Web Browser: All
User Location: Internal
Categories: Plugins

-- ZoltanGecse - 12-Mar-2012

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The first place to start is in TWiki.org Plugins . Here you may see an existing Plugin that may have similar features to what you are planning.

To develop a Plugin there are a few options and perhaps the most convenient for you would be to install a local version of TWiki.

You also need to remember that at CERN we use SSO authentication and any creator/editor of a TWiki topic must be registered in TWiki at CERN.

-- PeterJones - 12-Mar-2012

Thanks for the suggestions. I am testing the new plugin in my own installation of Twiki. I started from the similar SoapClientPlugin. My question was more about what happens once the plugin is ready. Can it be installed and enabled in the CERN twiki? Thanks, Zoltan

-- ZoltanGecse - 12-Mar-2012

Could you describe what the Plugin does exactly ?

-- PeterJones - 14-Mar-2012

XmlRpcClientPlugin defines:

%XMLRPC("url" method="functionName" param="parametersOfTheFunction" format="howToFormatTheOutput")%
This macro makes an XML RPC call and returns the result formatted as requested.

-- ZoltanGecse - 14-Mar-2012

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-- PeterJones - 04 Nov 2007

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