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Extensibility API

Gaea Extensibility API

The Gaea API provides a lightweight framework for users and vendors to extend Gaea with new nodes, custom functionality, and automation.

High Level Components

The API is divided into three high level components:

  • Nodes: Create your own nodes using C# and C++.
  • Application Plugins: Subscribe to Gaea events and introduce your own code using callbacks in C#.
  • Styles: Create UI modifications, or your own styles for the interface.

These components will be available in Gaea 2.0.

Build Requirements

  • Visual Studio 2017 or later
  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher

Plugins can be written using C# or C++. For C++, you must use C++/CLI for the plugin, but may use pure C++ for internal processing if you want to focus on pure performance.