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From George Leslie-Waksman <>
Subject Re: What are the advantages of plugins, not sure I see any?
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2018 23:15:44 GMT
We also import our operators and sensors directly.

However, executors and some other pieces are a little bit harder to deal
with as non-plugins

On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 3:56 PM Kyle Hamlin <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I just got done writing a few plugins, and the process has left me
> wondering what the real benefits are? As far as I can tell, it makes
> testing more difficult since you cannot import from the created module, you
> have to import directly from the plugin. Additionally, your code editor
> isn't aware of these new plugin modules since they are created when you
> start the app up, this makes it seem like there are errors when there
> aren't. Why not just create a lib/ dir with hooks, operators etc.. dirs
> inside and be done with it? Very curious what peoples thoughts are, who
> knows I could be testing wrong or writing the plugins wrong. Thanks in
> advance!

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