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Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified by Denis Perevalov

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Linking an addon to an existing project

If you are working on the project and suddenly realize that you need to link an addon, don't worry. You can do it at any time by performing the following steps:

  1. If the addon is not installed in the addons folder yet, download and install it by following instructions from the Installing a non-core addon section.
  2. Add all the .h, .cpp, and .lib or .a files from the src and lib folders of the addon to your development environment's project.
  3. If necessary, add paths to the addon's folder and all its subfolders into the project's settings.

Tip

Most addons contain the file install.xml in their folders. This file describes the exact information about linking an addon for each platform. By the way, Project Generator uses ...

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