Plugins: what are they?

Plugins: what are they?#

Plugins in pyCIF are the elementary block of the python library. They are the basic class on which all other classes are built.

All data and meta-data in pyCIF are stored as attributes of Plugin class instance.

Dependencies and links between each plugin are automatically dealt with, as further explained here.

The list of classes in the CIF is detailed below. Click to expand the code of each class. For each class, please refer to the corresponding pages for the list of available plugins and further documentation: