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EMF/ExtendingCodeGeneration

Summary

The intension of this page to collect experiences of implementing a Generation Adapter.

The a reference implementation is the project org.eclipse.emf.examples.generator.validator (see :pserver:anonymous@dev.eclipse.org:/cvsroot/modeling under org.eclipse.emf/org.eclipse.emf/examples)


GeneratorAdapter Class

The definition links like this

public class GenClassValidatorGeneratorAdapter extends GenBaseGeneratorAdapter
{

The GenBaseGeneratorAdapter base class provide you the basic implementation you have to override:

  • canGenerate
  • generateXXXX

It's depend of the project type what generate method's you override. The following types you know from the menu in the Gen Model.

  • MODEL_PROJECT_TYPE
  • EDIT_PROJECT_TYPE
  • EDITOR_PROJECT_TYPE
  • TESTS_PROJECT_TYPE

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