Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being plugged, or plugged in, especially in reference to optional components of software

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Examples

  • Drupal has a base setup that can be expanded by "pluggable" modules.

    I have seen the future and it is in Ohio

  • All switches are front panel "pluggable", and when combined with the built-in relay odometer, facilitate quick field maintenance and service activities.

    ThomasNet News - Today's New Product News

  • Notable new features are: better Unicode support, proper support for time after the Y2038 barrier, new APIs to allow developers to extend Perl with 'pluggable' keywords and syntax, warnings for deprecated features and more.

    Slashdot: Developers

  • WordPress has a small set of "pluggable" functions which can be superceded by plugins.

    Codex - Recent changes [en]

  • Note that this happens inside the default wp_notify_postauthor function, which is a "pluggable" function, meaning that plugins can override it; see comment_notification_text applied to the body of the mail message before sending email notifying the post author of a new comment.

    Codex - Recent changes [en]

  • Note that this happens inside the default wp_notify_moderator function, which is a "pluggable" function, meaning that plugins can override it; see comment_notification_headers applied to the mail headers before sending email notifying the post author of a new comment.

    Codex - Recent changes [en]

  • It is hot-pluggable, meaning organizations can just plug it into their existing database and applications, and embed collaboration tools to their business.

    Planet IF

  • Pramati hopes to get around this problem by making its social and collaboration widgets "pluggable" and available from within business applications.

    InfoWorld RSS Feed

  • Courtesy of burger_eater, is a link to an article on how Raiders of the Lost Ark resulted from brainstorming, tinkering, and fiddling, shaping the whole top down, but pinned to pluggable cool bits.

    Holistic plotting

  • The model of providing a functional core with pluggable extensions will always be a winner.

    Firefox 3.5 Gets Geolocation, Powered By Google | Lifehacker Australia

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