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Purpose of PluginApiImporter annotation

tanyafesenko
New Contributor

Purpose of PluginApiImporter annotation

Hi,

 

RAML generator and some other generators define an API Importer class which extends com.eviware.soapui.plugins.ApiImporter and have com.eviware.soapui.plugins.PluginApiImporter annotation. I don't completely understand its purpose and I did not find documentation explaining what it does. Can somebody explain what functionality does the PluginApiImporter annotation provide? 

 

Thanks!

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Vyacheslav
Staff

Re: Purpose of PluginApiImporter annotation

Hi.

 

ApiImporter and PluginApiImporter types are used in the ServiceV module.
They allow to extend list of available definitions in the "New Virt" dialog.
So plugins like Swagger or RAML allow to create virtual service from the resource with appropriate format.

 

Vyacheslav, software developer in the Ready! API team

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