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Java Code Generation

Revision as of 01:31, 16 June 2014 by Geoffroy.jonathan.gmail.com (Talk | contribs) (Geoffroy.jonathan.gmail.com moved page Java code eneration to Java Code Generation)

The Java code generation is available in the extra plugins of Papyrus. It can be used by installing the latest version of Papyrus. It allows to create Java source code from a class diagram.

Generate a class source from a class diagram.

Open a class diagram, and choose a UML class by clicking on it. Right clicking, and choose Java -> Generate Java code. A Java class while be created on a project, which has the same name that you model. Note that you can also generate java code source for multiple classes, or generate packages. Moreover, the generation process also create all needed classes, like associations or fields.

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Change generation preferences

You can change the generation preferences using the eclipse preferences menu, and choose Papyrus -> Java classes Generation. Available options are:

  • stop generation on first error (enabled by default),
  • implement methods of inheres interfaces and abstractt class (enabled by default),
  • generate getters & setters (enabled by default),
  • manage packages to not include into generation,
  • choose the generic classe to use for association (java.util.List by default).

Change project name for generation

By default, the generator use the name of the model as Java project name for generation. To change the default project name, you can use the profiles system. First, add the java profile to your model:

  • click on your model (on the Model Explorer view),
  • in the Properties view, choose the Profile tab,
  • click on Apply registered profile,

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  • into the opened pop-up, choose Java

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You now can change the default project name by adding a profile into your model

  • on Properties View, Profile tab, click on Apply stereotypes,
  • on the opened pop-up choose JavaSrcFolder, and add it into Applied Stereotypes, and close the pop-up by clicking on Ok button.

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  • you now can change the project name into the JavaSrcFolder stereotype

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