A Guide to GetSetting/SetSetting

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#1

Discover the ability to save custom settings and data with plugins, a day earlier than normal! Feel free to ask any questions.


#2

It actually is useful for writing software in a different language that interacts with Rōblox because these methods are the only public ones that modify files accessible using other software (C:\Users\(USERNAME)\AppData\Local\Roblox\InstalledPlugins\(PLUGIN-ID)\settings.json).


#3

Most external software which relies on speed cannot afford to use the settings API, thus they host a server on localhost, which can be contacted with HttpService.


#4

Always thought that the settings.json updates immediately with every method call to SetSetting().


#5

If it’s on hardware, it’s not instantly. Permanent storages are slower than a loopback network.