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Creating Media backends
Airplayer supports pluggable media backends. A media backend is a class representing a media player like XBMC, Plex, Boxee etc. A media backend is responsible for all communication to the represented media player.
Creating a media backend is as easy as creating a python class which inherits from the BaseMediaBackend, and implements the abstract methods defined by the BaseMediaBackend.
Media backends should follow the following conventions:
- Media backends are placed in the mediabackends package.
- Media backend modules should be named _media_backend.py, e.g. XBMC_media_backend.py.
- Inside your media backend module you should define a class named
<name of the backend>Mediabackend, e.g. XBMCMediaBackend.
If you have developed a media backend, please don't hesitate to contact me and I'll add it to the wiki page.