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Recipe: cleanup v1.0
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Name: cleanup v1.0
ID: 101925
Created on: Sat, 02/27/2016 - 23:18
Updated on: Sat, 02/27/2016 - 23:18

This a demo of using the xpcall function to provide a cleanup routine. The cleanup routine in this recipe can be used in any Lua recipe.

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cleanup function demo

This recipe shows how to use the Lua "xpcall" function to provide a cleanup routine. The cleanup function in this recipe can be used in any recipe written using version 2 of the Foldit-Lua interface.

A cleanup function lets your recipe recover when the user cancels it or when it crashes due to a Lua syntax error or an incorrect argument to a Foldit function. Having a cleanup function allows the recipe to always do normal cleanup tasks, such as resetting secondary structure, deleting bands, and restoring the best score.

To avoid duplicating code, the mainline logic in your recipe should simply call the cleanup function when it's done. When the cleanup function in this recipe is called without an argument, it's treated as a normal termination at the end of the recipe.

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Developed by: UW Center for Game Science, UW Institute for Protein Design, Northeastern University, Vanderbilt University Meiler Lab, UC Davis
Supported by: DARPA, NSF, NIH, HHMI, Microsoft, Adobe, RosettaCommons