Slicer3:Loadable Modules:Working Plans

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Use this page to describe how this feature should work. Otherwise, see Slicer3:Loadable_Modules


  • User experience
    • Run slicer
    • File->Get Modules
    • Select modules
    • Modules are downloaded and unpacked into Slicer build tree (install directory)
    • Restart Slicer
    • Can remove modules
  • Developer
    • make slicer build tree locally
    • create module from a template (GUI, Logic, MRML) see GAD
    • test locally on their platform
    • create project in NITRC (source forge)
    • submit module to a “build farm”
      • Register svn with (Kitware, TBD)
    • Nightly build gets uploaded to
  • Phase 1: Slicer internals
    • runtime module discovery
    • module template
    • like CommandLineModuleFactory
  • Phase 2: web development, deployment
    • prototype on wiki
    • versions, download,
    • upload