Dear NVDA development and add-ons community,
As the original author of NVDA Add-on development Guide, I would like to take this time to thank everyone for honest (and blunt) comments about terminology going forward. Based on community feedback, the upcoming edition of NVDA Add-on Development Guide (this weekend) will include terminology changes as follows:
The difference between “plugin” and “add-on” will be clarified, along with noting a history of how they came to be known. For future reference, the definitions to be used (taking effect on January 1, 2020) will be:
Along with these changes, the November 2019 edition of the guide will feature Python 3 examples alongside Python 2 ones to ease porting add-ons to Python 3. Unless otherwise noted, a dedicated appendix will be created to highlight key differences and gotchas between Python 2 and 3.