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From "Andrus Adamchik (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (CAY-1554) Cayenne Modeler integration with Eclipse IDE
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:24:05 GMT

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Andrus Adamchik updated CAY-1554:
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    Description: 
Create an Eclipse plugin that will help to synchronize work between a Java project in Eclipse
and CayenneModeler. The focus of this task is not to build a lot of features into the plugin
(we'll be doing that later of course), but rather to create a production-quality plugin that
we can release with Cayenne 3.1. A possible set of functionality for the initial version of
the plugin:

1. An ability to start Cayenne Modeler from Eclipse, opening a given cayenne-xyz.xml (Cayenne
Modeler application is based on Java Swing, so, actually the task is starting a standalone
Java application by the plugin from Eclipse IDE)
2. Implement a communication protocol between Eclipse and CayenneModeler (not sure if Eclipse
frameworks already have something for this purpose that we can reuse?)
3. Run mapped Java classes generation, and refresh the XML files in Eclipse when the model
is saved by CayenneModeler
4. Autorefresh projects in CayenneModeler when XML files change in Eclipse.
5. Support switching between the Java code in Eclipse IDE and the model in Cayenne Modeler(and
vice versa), based on user selections (eg jumping from Cayenne ObjEntity to the related Java
class)
6. Provide several ways of installing created plugin to Eclipse(simple plugin, update site)

The initial plugin can (should?) be built based on the prototype already done per https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CAY-1392
(the patch in this Jira will be committed to SVN soon)

  was:
Create an Eclipse plugin that will help to synchronize work between a Java project in Eclipse
and CayenneModeler. The focus of this task is not to build a lot of features into the plugin
(we'll be doing that later of course), but rather to create a production-quality plugin that
we can release with Cayenne 3.1. A possible set of functionality for the initial version of
the plugin:

1. Start Cayenne Modeler from Eclipse, opening a given cayenne-xyz.xml (Cayenne Modeler application
is based on Java Swing, so, actually the task is starting a standalone Java application by
the plugin from Eclipse IDE)
2. Run mapped Java classes generation, and refresh the XML files in Eclipse when the model
is saved by CayenneModeler
3. Autorefresh projects in CayenneModeler when XML files change in Eclipse.
3. Switching between the Java code in Eclipse IDE and the Model in Cayenne Modeler(and vice
versa), based on user selections (eg jumping from Cayenne ObjEntity to the related Java class)
4. Provide several ways of installing created plugin to Eclipse(simple plugin, update site)

The initial plugin can (should?) be built based on the prototype already done per https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CAY-1392
(the patch in this Jira will be committed to SVN soon)


> Cayenne Modeler integration with Eclipse IDE
> --------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CAY-1554
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CAY-1554
>             Project: Cayenne
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Modeler
>            Reporter: Ksenia Khailenko
>              Labels: gsoc2011, mentor
>
> Create an Eclipse plugin that will help to synchronize work between a Java project in
Eclipse and CayenneModeler. The focus of this task is not to build a lot of features into
the plugin (we'll be doing that later of course), but rather to create a production-quality
plugin that we can release with Cayenne 3.1. A possible set of functionality for the initial
version of the plugin:
> 1. An ability to start Cayenne Modeler from Eclipse, opening a given cayenne-xyz.xml
(Cayenne Modeler application is based on Java Swing, so, actually the task is starting a standalone
Java application by the plugin from Eclipse IDE)
> 2. Implement a communication protocol between Eclipse and CayenneModeler (not sure if
Eclipse frameworks already have something for this purpose that we can reuse?)
> 3. Run mapped Java classes generation, and refresh the XML files in Eclipse when the
model is saved by CayenneModeler
> 4. Autorefresh projects in CayenneModeler when XML files change in Eclipse.
> 5. Support switching between the Java code in Eclipse IDE and the model in Cayenne Modeler(and
vice versa), based on user selections (eg jumping from Cayenne ObjEntity to the related Java
class)
> 6. Provide several ways of installing created plugin to Eclipse(simple plugin, update
site)
> The initial plugin can (should?) be built based on the prototype already done per https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CAY-1392
(the patch in this Jira will be committed to SVN soon)

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