Plugins in Linx

Linx include various pre-built plugins that can easily be added to your solutions to perform a range of tasks:

  • Programming tasks, e.g creating variables of different types, using IfElse statements, conditional and iterative looping, etc

  • Automating workflows by using services like Timer, Cron, DirectoryWatch, RabbitMQService, RESTWebService, etc

  • Integrating to 3rd party API's, including various AWS API's (e.g. S3, EC2, SNS, SQS), Xero, FinSwitch and QuickBooks

  • Publishing or consuming SOAP and REST Web Services

  • Connecting to databases to execute SQL queries, stored procedures and perform other DB tasks

  • Working with text, XML and JSON data

  • Reading from or writing to files of various formats, including text, CSV, PDF and Excel files

  • Compressing and decompressing files

  • Managing remote files and directories, using FTP

  • Managing source control, using Mercurial or Git

  • Working with message queues, using MSMQ

  • Working with images, using GraphicsMagick

  • Reading and sending emails, using the Email plugin that utilises POP3, IMAP and SMTP

  • Using cryptography to, for example, encrypt and decrypt data

  • and much more from a continuously expanding list of Linx plugins

Plugins contain specific Functions, Types and/ or Services. For example, the Email plugin contains two functions: ReadEmail and SendEmail.

Functions, Types and Services have specific properties which must be set with specific values to ensure the required and correct functioning of the Function, Type or Service.

To access details on a specific plugin, including the details on associated Functions, Types and Services, access the plugin from the menu on the left.

Also see

Working with Plugins

Linx Designer: Plugins

Building a basic Solution

Working with Services