Annotation Type Plugin


@Retention(RUNTIME) @Target(TYPE) public @interface Plugin
Annotation used to describe a Velocity plugin.
  • Required Element Summary

    Required Elements
    Modifier and Type
    Required Element
    Description
    The ID of the plugin.
  • Optional Element Summary

    Optional Elements
    Modifier and Type
    Optional Element
    Description
    The author of the plugin.
    The dependencies required to load before this plugin.
    The description of the plugin, explaining what it can be used for.
    The human readable name of the plugin as to be used in descriptions and similar things.
    The URL or website of the plugin.
    The version of the plugin.
  • Element Details

    • id

      String id
      The ID of the plugin. This ID should be unique as to not conflict with other plugins. The plugin ID may contain alphanumeric characters, dashes, and underscores, and be a maximum of 64 characters long.
      Returns:
      the ID for this plugin
    • name

      String name
      The human readable name of the plugin as to be used in descriptions and similar things.
      Returns:
      The plugin name, or an empty string if unknown
      Default:
      ""
    • version

      String version
      The version of the plugin.
      Returns:
      the version of the plugin, or an empty string if unknown
      Default:
      ""
    • description

      String description
      The description of the plugin, explaining what it can be used for.
      Returns:
      The plugin description, or an empty string if unknown
      Default:
      ""
    • url

      String url
      The URL or website of the plugin.
      Returns:
      The plugin url, or an empty string if unknown
      Default:
      ""
    • authors

      String[] authors
      The author of the plugin.
      Returns:
      the plugin's author, or empty if unknown
      Default:
      {""}
    • dependencies

      Dependency[] dependencies
      The dependencies required to load before this plugin.
      Returns:
      the plugin dependencies
      Default:
      {}