Developer: Zoo 5
Summary: Discusses how to create plug-ins for Zoo 5.
Zoo 5 allows 3rd party plug-in developers to add licensing support for their products to the Zoo.
When a customer attempts to add a product license to the Zoo, the product's plug-in is called to validate the user's request. Upon valuation, the plug-in will return the product's licensing information back to the Zoo. The Zoo will, in turn, serialize, maintain, and distribute this license.
Zoo plug-ins are .NET Framework 4.0 assemblies. Thus, to create a plug-in for Zoo 5, you will need one of the following development tools:
The following are the general steps required to create a Zoo plug-in.
Once you have built your Zoo plug-in, you can install it and test it as follow: