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== Development Environment  ==
 
== Development Environment  ==
  
To ease the development on Papyrus, each member of the team works with basically the same configuration&nbsp;: <br> - [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/eclipse-modeling-tools-includes-incubating-components/heliosm5] Eclipse Modelling 3.6M5 . GMF needs to be install on top of this release. <br> - [http://download.eclipse.org/tools/orbit/downloads/drops/S20100120144102/bundles/org.antlr.runtime_3.0.0.v200803061811.jar] ANTLR 3.0.0. Download this plug-in and put it into the dropins folder. <br> - [http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project_summary.php?projectid=technology.subversive] SVN Subversive (or Subclipse) <br> - [http://eclipse-cs.sourceforge.net/downloads.html] CheckStyle <br> - [http://jautodoc.sourceforge.net/] JAutoDoc <br>
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To ease the development of Papyrus, each member of the team works with basically the same configuration.
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There are two ways to get your development environment:
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* downloading and installing Eclipse
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* using the [[Eclipse Installer]] (by Oomph) to manage your Papyrus development workbench.
  
== Development Plan  ==
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=== Java Version ===
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OpenJDK 11 (or higher) is recommended.
  
=== Specifications  ===
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=== Downloading Eclipse ===
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You can download a fresh Eclipse Package release on this [https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/packages/ page].
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We advise you to download the Eclipse Committer version.
  
The specifications are available here&nbsp;: http://wiki.eclipse.org/Papyrus_Developer_Guide/Specifications
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=== Papyrus Oomph Setup Model ===
  
== Getting the code  ==
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The [[Eclipse Installer]] provides a set-up model for Papyrus, making it easier than ever to get a complete Eclipse workbench up and running for development on the Papyrus source code. Just download the Oomph Installer from the linked wiki page and follow the simple wizard to create your IDE and import the Papyrus source projects that you want to work on.
  
=== Connecting to the svn ===
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Pick any product you like on the first page, but be sure it's the latest release of that product for the Papyrus stream you're working on.  For example, if you're working on the Luna service stream of Papyrus, you need the Luna release of Eclipse.  On the second page, expand '''Eclipse.org''' / '''Papyrus''' to see the various components that you can import to work on. Pick any combination of the leaf-level sub-(sub-)projects, even all of them if you like.  In the third page where you specify variables such as install location, workspace location, git clone, etc. be sure to choose "Luna" for the Target Platform.  This ensures that you will be set up to work on Papyrus Luna (SR1), which is the only development stream currently supported by the setup model (until Mars development gets under way).
  
The code is available under svn at this location http://dev.eclipse.org/svnroot/modeling/org.eclipse.mdt.papyrus/
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Contributing your changes is easy because Oomph will clone the Papyrus Git repository for you and configure Gerrit push.
  
=== Retrieve code  ===
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Amongst possibly other details, the setup model configures:
  
[[PSF]] Following files will allow you to import all Papyrus plugins used during build phase:
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* your IDE with all of the tools needed to edit and build the source projects you choose
* Nightly Builds:
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* your workspace with a Git clone and the source projects imported from it that you choose
** for subversive plugin user: [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/modeling/mdt/papyrus/psf/subversive_N.psf PSF Subversive PSF]
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* a PDE target that includes all of the dependencies required by Papyrus plus the latest nightly build of Papyrus, itself, so that you can import only a subset of the (many) source projects but still run the complete Papyrus toolset in a run-time workbench
** for subclipse plugin user: [http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/modeling/mdt/papyrus/psf/subclipse_N.psf PSF Subclipse PSF]
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* Mylyn queries for current open bugs and enhancements in the Papyrus bugzilla database
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* Mylyn queries for the status of the latest Papyrus automated builds, including tests
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* Mylyn queries for open Gerrit reviews
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* preferences enforcing the Papyrus standard compiler and code formatter/template settings
  
=== Retrieve configuration files  ===
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Please report bugs if you see any problems in the setup configuration.
  
The Papyrus [http://dev.eclipse.org/svnroot/modeling/org.eclipse.mdt.papyrus/trunk/doc/DevelopperDocuments/templates/Papyrus%20Code%20templates.xml Code Templates] and [http://dev.eclipse.org/svnroot/modeling/org.eclipse.mdt.papyrus/trunk/doc/DevelopperDocuments/templates/Papyrus%20Code%20templates.xml Java Formatter] files are available under the Papyrus repository in the plugin org.eclipse.papyrus.doc under the folder "templates"<br> [[FAQ How do I control the Java formatter?|FAQ How do I control the Java formatter]]<br> [[FAQ How can templates make me the fastest coder ever?|FAQ How can templates make me the fastest coder ever]]<br> Checkstyle&nbsp;: available soon <br>
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Follow the following link for a step by step installation guide: [[Papyrus_Developer_Guide/Papyrus_With_Oomph | Oomph setup guide]]
  
[http://dev.eclipse.org/svnroot/modeling/org.eclipse.mdt.papyrus/trunk/doc/DevelopperDocuments/templates/HowToUseTemplates.txt The note] explains how to install the templates in your environment.
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=== Installation Details ===
  
== Papyrus Generation  ==
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Following is a description of the basic configuration:
  
*Papyrus generation mechanism is explained here&nbsp;: [[Papyrus Developer Guide/Papyrus diagram generation]]
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*The latest Eclipse release pertinent to your use-cases (Modeling, Committer, java, etc)
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*the Papyrus release (matching your Eclipse version), installed from the relevant [https://www.eclipse.org/papyrus/download.html#main Papyrus update site]  
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** Papyrus SDK
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** Papyrus Toolsmiths
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** Papyrus Releng Tools
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** Papyrus User Examples
  
== Papyrus Code Standards  ==
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===Additional Useful Tools===
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*[http://jautodoc.sourceforge.net/ JAutoDoc]
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* install the source version of the Papyrus dependencies (EMF, GMF, MWE2, XTEND, XTEXT, UML2, UML2 Extender SDK) (relevant to your usecases)
  
*Java Doc - every class, method and field including private ones should be documented with Java Doc
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==Configuration==
*No abbreviations - the class, methods and variables should have meaningful names
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*Configure the header template according to your company: Eclipse Preferences -&gt; Java -&gt; JAutodoc
*Formatting - the code should be formatted in accordance with format templates
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*Configure your Eclipse.ini file adding this line in the ''vmargs'':
*Compile - the modified code and other plugins should be compilable. Be sure to use '''Java 1.5 code compatibility'''. Check other plugins that could be influenced before commiting!
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<pre>-Duser.name=FirstName LastName (Company) <user@email></pre>
*Standard Java Rules coding - Unless specified differently, the Java Standard Coding rules should be applied&nbsp;: no abbreviations, variables starting with lower case; class and types with upper case; Composed name separated with upper case; no underscore in names; ...
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*Java 11:
*In case of doubt - check existing code from those following the rules&nbsp;:-)
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**Eclipse Preferences -&gt; Java -&gt; Compiler
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**Eclipse Preferences -&gt; Java -&gt; Installed JREs
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**VM Arguments for debug mode:
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<pre>-Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=11 -Xms768m -Xmx1024m -XX:+CMSClassUnloadingEnabled
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</pre>
  
== Papyrus Coding guidelines ==
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=== Gerrit Configuration ===
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*[[Papyrus_Developer_Guide/How_to_Contribute_to_Papyrus_with_Gerrit | How to configure Gerrit]]
  
A few points may be a little tricky when coding for Papyrus. Among them&nbsp;:  
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=== API Management Configuration ===
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There are two way to manage your code version:
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*define yourself the API baseline for Papyrus using [https://help.eclipse.org/2020-06/index.jsp?nav=%2F4_2_3 Eclipse Preference API Baseline]
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*Oomph includes a way to manage the version changes between two releases as illustrated [[Papyrus_Developer_Guide/Oomph_Version_Management |here]]
  
*The usage of editing domains and gmf/gef/emf commands. See this detailed article [[Papyrus Developer Guide/Editing Domains and Commands]]
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*API Rules:
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**[[Evolving_Java-based_APIs]]
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**[[Evolving_Java-based_APIs_2]]
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**[[Evolving_Java-based_APIs_3]]
  
== Papyrus Bugzilla usage ==
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=== Apply Papyrus Configuration Files ===
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Papyrus provides configuration files for Template, CleanUp, and Format for java code.
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Register these files into your Eclipse Preferences.
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The Papyrus [http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git/tree/releng/templates/Papyrus%20Code%20templates.xml Code Templates], [http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git/tree/releng/templates/papyrus_cleanup.xml Java Cleanup] and [http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git/tree/releng/templates/papyrus_formatter.xml Java Formatter] files are available under the Papyrus repository in the folder '''releng/templates/''' and should be used for all your development on Papyrus.
  
When adding a task to the buzilla, the following grammar should be used:
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[[FAQ How do I control the Java formatter?|FAQ How do I control the Java formatter]]
  
*'[' ''Category'' ']' ''NameOfTheTask''<br>
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[[FAQ How can templates make me the fastest coder ever?|FAQ How can templates make me the fastest coder ever]]
  
The category helps to filter the bugs for developers. There are already some existing categories: General, XXX Diagram, Common, Property View, etc.  
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[https://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git/tree/releng/templates/HowToUseTemplates.txt The note] explains how to install the templates in your environment.
  
== Papyrus Log ==
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== How To ... ==
  
*Papyrus Log is explained here [[Papyrus Developer Guide/Papyrus Log]]
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Each developer must follow the following rule in addition to the aforementioned [[MDT/Papyrus/Developer Guide/Charter | Developer Charter]].
  
== Papyrus Build Process  ==
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=== Clone Papyrus Git Repository ===
  
*Papyrus build process on Athena is explained here [[Papyrus Developer Guide/Build Process]].<br>
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The Papyrus code and its documentations are located in a Git repository. In the website [http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git] you will find the most recent activity information of the repository and, at the bottom of the page, you will find the URIs of the Git repository (e.g., http://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git).
  
== Papyrus Creation Type  ==
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Follow this [[Papyrus_Developer_Guide/Papyrus_Git_Tutorial | quick tutorial]] if you never used Git before and want to know how to import the source files of one or more Papyrus plugins in your Eclipse workspace.
  
*mechanism of type creation used in the model explorer and in the property view is explained&nbsp;[[Papyrus_Developer_Guide\Type_Creation|Papyrus Developer Guide/Type Creation]] <br>
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=== Code Contributions and Reviews ===
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*[[Papyrus Developer Guide/How To- Code Contributing | Guidelines for a new contribution to papyrus]]
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=== Papyrus Plug-ins and Features  ===
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* [[Papyrus/Code Standards|Papyrus code standards for plug-ins and features]]
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== Release Engineering ==
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=== Contributing To The Plan For The Release ===
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* [[Papyrus Developer Guide/Contribution Questionaire | Create a Contribution Questionaire]]
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=== Release Process ===
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*[[Papyrus Developer Guide/Release Process: How To | How to release Papyrus]].
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=== API Evolution ===
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*Papyrus API Evolution Reports: [[Papyrus Developer Guide/API Evolution Reports]]
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[[Category:Papyrus]]

Latest revision as of 11:09, 19 November 2020

Development Environment

To ease the development of Papyrus, each member of the team works with basically the same configuration. There are two ways to get your development environment:

  • downloading and installing Eclipse
  • using the Eclipse Installer (by Oomph) to manage your Papyrus development workbench.

Java Version

OpenJDK 11 (or higher) is recommended.

Downloading Eclipse

You can download a fresh Eclipse Package release on this page. We advise you to download the Eclipse Committer version.

Papyrus Oomph Setup Model

The Eclipse Installer provides a set-up model for Papyrus, making it easier than ever to get a complete Eclipse workbench up and running for development on the Papyrus source code. Just download the Oomph Installer from the linked wiki page and follow the simple wizard to create your IDE and import the Papyrus source projects that you want to work on.

Pick any product you like on the first page, but be sure it's the latest release of that product for the Papyrus stream you're working on. For example, if you're working on the Luna service stream of Papyrus, you need the Luna release of Eclipse. On the second page, expand Eclipse.org / Papyrus to see the various components that you can import to work on. Pick any combination of the leaf-level sub-(sub-)projects, even all of them if you like. In the third page where you specify variables such as install location, workspace location, git clone, etc. be sure to choose "Luna" for the Target Platform. This ensures that you will be set up to work on Papyrus Luna (SR1), which is the only development stream currently supported by the setup model (until Mars development gets under way).

Contributing your changes is easy because Oomph will clone the Papyrus Git repository for you and configure Gerrit push.

Amongst possibly other details, the setup model configures:

  • your IDE with all of the tools needed to edit and build the source projects you choose
  • your workspace with a Git clone and the source projects imported from it that you choose
  • a PDE target that includes all of the dependencies required by Papyrus plus the latest nightly build of Papyrus, itself, so that you can import only a subset of the (many) source projects but still run the complete Papyrus toolset in a run-time workbench
  • Mylyn queries for current open bugs and enhancements in the Papyrus bugzilla database
  • Mylyn queries for the status of the latest Papyrus automated builds, including tests
  • Mylyn queries for open Gerrit reviews
  • preferences enforcing the Papyrus standard compiler and code formatter/template settings

Please report bugs if you see any problems in the setup configuration.

Follow the following link for a step by step installation guide: Oomph setup guide

Installation Details

Following is a description of the basic configuration:

  • The latest Eclipse release pertinent to your use-cases (Modeling, Committer, java, etc)
  • the Papyrus release (matching your Eclipse version), installed from the relevant Papyrus update site
    • Papyrus SDK
    • Papyrus Toolsmiths
    • Papyrus Releng Tools
    • Papyrus User Examples

Additional Useful Tools

  • JAutoDoc
  • install the source version of the Papyrus dependencies (EMF, GMF, MWE2, XTEND, XTEXT, UML2, UML2 Extender SDK) (relevant to your usecases)

Configuration

  • Configure the header template according to your company: Eclipse Preferences -> Java -> JAutodoc
  • Configure your Eclipse.ini file adding this line in the vmargs:
-Duser.name=FirstName LastName (Company) <user@email>
  • Java 11:
    • Eclipse Preferences -> Java -> Compiler
    • Eclipse Preferences -> Java -> Installed JREs
    • VM Arguments for debug mode:
-Dosgi.requiredJavaVersion=11 -Xms768m -Xmx1024m -XX:+CMSClassUnloadingEnabled

Gerrit Configuration

API Management Configuration

There are two way to manage your code version:

Apply Papyrus Configuration Files

Papyrus provides configuration files for Template, CleanUp, and Format for java code. Register these files into your Eclipse Preferences. The Papyrus Code Templates, Java Cleanup and Java Formatter files are available under the Papyrus repository in the folder releng/templates/ and should be used for all your development on Papyrus.

FAQ How do I control the Java formatter

FAQ How can templates make me the fastest coder ever

The note explains how to install the templates in your environment.

How To ...

Each developer must follow the following rule in addition to the aforementioned Developer Charter.

Clone Papyrus Git Repository

The Papyrus code and its documentations are located in a Git repository. In the website http://git.eclipse.org/c/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git you will find the most recent activity information of the repository and, at the bottom of the page, you will find the URIs of the Git repository (e.g., http://git.eclipse.org/gitroot/papyrus/org.eclipse.papyrus.git).

Follow this quick tutorial if you never used Git before and want to know how to import the source files of one or more Papyrus plugins in your Eclipse workspace.

Code Contributions and Reviews

Papyrus Plug-ins and Features

Release Engineering

Contributing To The Plan For The Release

Release Process

API Evolution

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