One of the most powerful features of Awasu is its extensibility.
This section describes plugins and other add-ins that are installed as standard. You can also download more from the Awasu Wiki.
If you want to write your own plugins or hooks, you will find details in the For developers section. There are also many samples installed in the Samples/ directory.
Application plugins add extra functionality to Awasu itself. Open the Plugins window to see the plugins that have been installed.
Channel hooks are small programs that hook into the flow of information as it is processed in Awasu. They can be attached to a channel from the Advanced page of the Channel Properties dialog.
The following hooks are installed as standard:
XSLT can be used to convert XML data into a feed or to modify an existing feed.
The following XSLT's are supplied as standard:
SOAP is used to send specialized requests to another computer (often a web service).
The following SOAP request files are supplied as standard: