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This document assumes that you are familiar with the Wagn concepts of Set and views and understand the directory structure of set modules.  If not, please refer to the +howto+get started card.  We would also recommend that you begin by reviewing a few of the set modules in the +example card to get an idea of how they look.


It may also be helpful to introduce yourself to the MoVE architecture that frames the set module API.


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A summary of the API.   def methodname... # defines or overrides a method accessible to instances of the Card class that are members of this ...

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We haven't yet banged out details about how Module installs and uninstalls will work.  We suspect there may be some similarities to rails migrations.

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If you're in this deep, you probably know what Wagn "views" are.  Things like open, closed, content, core, raw, etc.  And ...

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Note: this portion of the API is under development and will be evolving particularly rapidly.   Again this will boil down to a single method ...



Note that this API document at present covers only the set modules api and not the other components of Wagn mods.  If you are interested in the other components, we welcome a nudge!


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Awesome, Ethan!   --John Abbe.....Tue Feb 22 03:02:42 -0800 2011
Presumably, one function the API offers is the ability to store/retrieve/update data ...


I just started a major overhaul of the api card and moved all our old discussion into the card above in hopes of creating more space for new conversation.

  --Ethan McCutchen.....2013-02-19 20:47:19 +0000

Thanks! Would an "upgrade" to my Wagn that consisted entirely of cards be considered a mod?

--John Abbe.....2013-09-13 06:44:32 +0000

No, as I'm currently using the language (which has admitted evolved a lot), it would not. I'm using "mod" specifically for code and not for card content.


I would call what you're describing a "hand". As hinted in that blueprint, we'd like to get to the point where most Wagneers can largely ignore the vocabulary of "mods" altogether, because when you copy (install? deal?) a hand, there'd be a mechanism to pull over the requisite mods along with them.

--Ethan McCutchen.....2013-09-13 22:24:18 +0000

you got an email about this, right?

--Ethan McCutchen.....2013-09-13 22:24:45 +0000