WoW:Ace2 (AddOn)

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Like Ace, Ace2's main purpose is as stated at WoW Ace, to improve modularity, improve performance, and simplify the addon and library creation process.

Ace2 replaced the original Ace library. Many popular addons used Ace2 libraries.

Note: Ace2 is Currently at end of life status, and is has been superseded by Ace3. See Ace2 and Ace3 on WoW Ace. The information in the external links below may no longer exists on WoW Ace.

Feature list[edit]

Brief feature list and component overview of Ace2

  • AceLibrary - handled version compatibility of libraries - Ace ones as well as your own. It also helps with error handling
  • AceOO-2.0 - provides an object-orientation framework
  • AceAddon-2.0 - is Ace's main interface to AddOns. Ace components present their functionality through it. It also handles simple initialization events
  • AceComm-2.0 - Inter-player AddOn communications through hidden channels
  • AceConsole-2.0 - provides console I/O functionality, slash commands, easy printing
  • AceTab-2.0 - provides easy tab completion support
  • AceDB-2.0 - allows for fast, clean, and featureful saved variable access, including per-class settings
  • AceEvent-2.0 - allows for simple event handling, scheduling, and inter-addon communication
  • AceDebug-2.0 - simplifies AddOn debugging
  • AceHook-2.1 - provides safe hooking of functions, methods, and scripts
  • AceLocale-2.2 - makes localization (translation) of your AddOns ridiculously simple
  • AceModuleCore-2.0 - helps you split your AddOn into separate "modules" that can easily be turned on and off. Handles enabling/disabling of events, hooks, tooltip scanners