Visual Editor Design Papers
- Functional Overview of Visual Editor
- Architectural Overview of Visual Editor
- Visual Editor Components;-
- VE Source Editor / Code Generation (CodeGen) component
- VE Graphical Viewer / Java Beans Tree
- VE Palette
- VE Extension Points
- VE Override and ecore files
Visual Editor Tutorials
Extending the Visual Editor Tutorial: Enabling support for a custom widget Gili Mendel, Joe Winchester and Dave Orme cover an example where a user has a custom widget that they wish to extend the Visual Editor to have specific builder behavior for.
Building a RCP view with VE v1.1 Grid Support Gili Mendel, July 13, 2005 In this screen cast, you'll get an overview of the new Grid tooling in the Visual Editor 1.1.
Building a RCP view with VE v1.1 M2 Gili Mendel, June 10, 2005 In this screen cast, you'll get an overview of some of the new thins in the Visual Editor 1.1.
Build GUIs with the Eclipse Visual Editor project David Gallardo, May 4, 2004 In this article, you'll get an overview of Visual Editor and the technology behind it, along with a short demonstration of Visual Editor 0.5's features for building AWT/Swing applications and a preview of the SWT support in Visual Editor 1.0.
Demo: create a customized panel with the Visual Editor Dr. Gili Mendel (IBM) November 10, 2003 This is a viewlet demo of creating a customized panel with the Visual Editor (turn your speaker on).
A link to Javadoc will be added when this has been generated. Currently there is no Javadoc for Visual Editor
* Test scenarios to demonstrate specific functions of the Visual Editor. * Also used for functional verification testing to ensure correctness.
Visual Editor Articles
Extend VE to build a ULC GUI builder Janak Mulani & Sibylle Peter, February, 2005 The Ultra Light Component Model provide server side API for swing like components. In this article, you'll get an overview of how Canoo extended the VE to build a ULC GUI builder.
Source Code Patterns Used by the Visual Editor version 0.5 Joe Winchester et al. (IBM) February 25, 2003 This article describes in detail the source code patterns used by the Visual Editor, as well as problems that can occur when the source code is outside the list of recognized styles.