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       Jifty::Plugin - Describes a plugin to the Jifty framework


       Plugins are like mini-apps.  They come in packages with share directories which provide
       static and template files; they provide actions; they have dispatcher rules.  To create
       the skeleton of a new plugin, you can use the command:
           jifty plugin --name SomePlugin

       To use a plugin in your Jifty application, find the "Plugins:" line in the "config.yml"

               - SpiffyThing: {}
               - SomePlugin:
                   arguments: to
                   the: constructor

       The dispatcher for a plugin should live in "Jifty::Plugin::name::Dispatcher"; it is
       written like any other Jifty::Dispatcher.  Plugin dispatcher rules are checked before the
       application's rules; however, see "Plugins and rule ordering" in Jifty::Dispatcher for how
       to manually specify exceptions to this.

       Actions and models under a plugin's namespace are automatically discovered and made
       available to applications.

       Sets up a new instance of this plugin.  This is called by Jifty after reading the
       configuration file, and is supplied whatever plugin-specific settings were in the config
       file.  Note that because plugins affect Mason's component roots, adding plugins during
       runtime is not supported.

   init [ARGS]
       Called by "new", this does any custom configuration that the plugin might need.  It is
       passed the same parameters as "new", gleaned from the configuration file.

       Called right before every request.  By default, does nothing.

       Returns the root of the "HTML::Mason" template directory for this plugin

       Returns the plugin's message catalog directory. Returns undef if it doesn't exist.

       Returns the Template::Declare view package for this plugin

       Returns the root of the static directory for this plugin

       Returns the classname of the dispatcher class for this plugin

       Returns an array of plugin module names that this plugin depends on.

       Returns the database version of the plugin. Needs to be bumped any time the database
       schema needs to be updated. Plugins that do not directly define any models don't need to
       worry about this.

       Returns the name of the class that can be used to bootstrap the database models. This
       normally returns the plugin's class name with "::Bootstrap" added to the end. Plugin
       bootstrappers can be built in exactly the same way as application bootstraps.

       See Jifty::Bootstrap.

       Returns the name of the class that can be used to upgrade the database models and schema
       (such as adding new data, fixing default values, and renaming columns). This normally
       returns the plugin's class name with "::Upgrade" added to the end. Plugin upgrade classes
       can be built in exactly the same was as application upgrade classes.

       See Jifty::Upgrade.

       Returns a prefix that will be placed in the front of all table names for plugin models. Be
       default, the plugin name is converted to an identifier based upon the class name.

       Takes a PSGI-$app closure and returns the wrapped one if your plugin wants to do something
       to the request handling process.  See also Plack::Middleware.

       Returns a PSGI-$app that serves the static content of the plugin if any.  The default is a
       <Plack::App::File> app with root set to plugin's "static_root"