Part IV. Writing Plugins

This part of the user's guide covers writing plugins for jEdit.

Like jEdit itself, plugins are written primarily in Java. While this guide assumes some working knowledge of the language, you are not required to be a Java wizard. If you can write a useful application of any size in Java, you can write a plugin.

Where applicable, this section will also explain how jEdit's source code is similar. Therefore, this is also a good introduction to to jEdit development.