Hello folks and welcome to my first Blog about Umap.
Maybe (just maybe) you remember us from last years Demojam during the Teched in Amsterdam where we presented our Open Source UML to Abap Code-generator. If not, you missed a great show, go and check out http://www.uml2abap.org or the videos about the DemoJam
Nevertheless after the Dust settled we started talking to people behind ADT/AiE and came up with a plan to deliver Umap as a Eclipse Plugin for various reasons.
Simplified installation process (just an Eclipse Updatesite)
Nicer workflow, instead of having 3 tools (Uml tool, Umap Eclipse Plugin, SAP Backend) just one tool(Eclipse with different Plugins installed)
Easier to collaborate. Because ADT is pure Java sharing of code is easy(github)
So we rolled up our sleeves and used the Christmas time to deliver the community some goodies, and here it is, our first prototype of the Umap ADT plugin.
cheeromat->cheer( ). :grin:
So here is a screenshot of your Umap View(Window->Show View)
Which will open a new View
where you now can drag and drop your UML files. I will provide documentation on the UML specifics at a later stage, please be aware that this is a hobby project besides work and family, so everything is taking it's time.
After you dragged your file onto the view it will be parsed and the contents displayed
You get two buttons one to connect to a specific system(basically all your ADT Abap Projects are listed here) and on to import your stuff.
Because this is a prototype atm we only import into $TMP and there are no checks if a class/interface already exists but that will change in the future.
so after you press import check your local objects and see your abap code :smile: