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Eggs are CHICKEN-specific extension libraries, conveniently packaged in a source archive. They are stored in a centralized repository and can be downloaded and installed (mostly) automatically.
The egg index is the official list of eggs, along with their documentation.
You can subscribe to the Egg RSS 2.0 feed.
Here you can see the dependencies among eggs.
To install any of the eggs, run the following command, replacing name for the egg's name:
This will download the egg and install it. Enter
for a list of options or consult the chicken-install(1) manual page.
To load an egg into your program, use the require form:
If you want to help document the eggs, please consult the eggs guidelines.