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User

Taylor MDA utilizes GMF 2.4 and its dependencies: Eclipse 3.7, EMF 2.7, GEF 3.7, and UML2 3.2. These are bundled with Taylor.

  1. First download Eclipse Classic 3.7 and unzip it.
  2. Download and unzip the following Taylor MDA 1.4.0 zip files into the eclipse directory.
    1. taylor-mda-core-1.4.0.zip contains the editors and all dependencies.
    2. taylor-mda-JEE-1.4.0.zip contains the JEE code generation templates.
  3. Download and unzip Maven 2.2.1.
  4. All third party libraries such as JBoss Embeddable EJB3 and JBoss Seam will be download at build time by Maven from the Maven Repository, JBoss Repository and the Taylor Repository.

Upgrade 1.3.0 to 1.4.0

  • No signification changes. Here are some typical things to consider:
  • If you want to re-generate your model then go to taylor preferences and select Ignore Skip so that your descriptors can be re-generated
  • To leverage any profile changes, select your model element and re-apply the changed profiles. They will show up on the left-hand side.
  • See News for additional details

Upgrade 1.2.0 to 1.3.0

  • Maven projects are now generated with a hierarchical structure. So you will need to move your sub projects under the master.
  • Some of the generated code has been split off into a new Jsf project. See Project Anatomy
  • If you want to re-generate your model then go to taylor preferences and select Ignore Skip so that your descriptors can be re-generated
  • To leverage any profile changes, select your model element and re-apply the changed profiles. They will show up on the left-hand side.
  • See News for additional details

Upgrade 1.1.0 to 1.2.0

  • 1.2.0 now generates a Web app instead of a Portlet app.
    • If you wish to continue with a portlet app then just continue to use the 1.1.0 generator plug-ins with the 1.2.0 core plug-ins
    • If you want to re-generate your model to create a web app then go to taylor preferences a select Ignore Skip so that your descriptors can be re-generated
  • To leverage any profile changes, select your model element and re-apply the changed profiles. They will show up on the left-hand side.

Developer

Access the source code via SVN. To add or change the editors you will need the GMF SDK. Download this via the upgrade site. To add or change code generation template use the JET Editor listed below.

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