Find and Use Python Add-ons
An add-on allows you to extend the functionality of a Visual Components 4.0 product. That is, doing more with the software. For example, you can develop new features and services for the main application, add logic and programs for components, and integrate external controllers and client-side applications. To facilitate the development of add-ons, Visual Components offers open API libraries for both .NET and Python programming languages.
In this course you learn the basics of developing add-ons for a Visual Components 4.0 product.BEGIN COURSE
TOPIC: ADD-ONS AND EXTENSIONS
DURATION: 1h 45min
Before you get started, make sure you have some experience with coding and understand the basics of object-oriented programming (OOP).
Learn how to develop a simple plugin that can customize the layout of the 3D world.
Learn how to create and register a .NET command.
Learn how to execute actions using the context of the application.
Learn how to create a plugin and action that subscribes to events and messages.
Learn how to edit components created during a simulation.