Ticket #35 (closed feature: wontfix)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Analysis pipelines

Reported by: curtis Owned by: curtis
Priority: major Milestone: imagej-2.5.0
Component: Plugin Framework Version:
Severity: non-issue Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By: #302, #314, #317, #320, #339, #806
Blocking: #1056

Description

A very common thing people want to do is chain multiple plugins together into a workflow. Many programs exist to facilitate this sort of thing (e.g.,  CellProfiler), and ImageJ supports doing so in very flexible way via its macro language.

 Imageflow is a graphical tool for building such workflows/macros for ImageJ. With the updated plugins and scripting functionality, we should verify that tools like Imageflow continue to provide a useful way of defining workflows, and can express the full power of the updated plugins API.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by curtis

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Aivar Grislis has designed an initial  workflow engine for ImageJ, which we have begun integrating with the  ImageJ extensibility framework. So it seems feasible to have architectural support for workflows fully functional in ImageJ 2.0.

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Rick & I came up with a prototype based on hacking Yahoo Pipes. A better alternative for a web-based UI would be WireIt:

 http://neyric.github.io/wireit/docs/

comment:17 Changed 5 years ago by curtis

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ImageJ2 is well integrated into KNIME via its Image Processing nodes. And KNIME is a better workflow engine than we will ever create ourselves. So this work is no longer necessary or warranted.

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