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Introduction

Watch this video to discover how to simply create a graphical modeling tool with Sirius.

With this video, you will see how to:

Tutorials

Follow a step-by-step scenario to create your first modeling tool with Sirius


Starter Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to create your first modeling workbench.

The instructions are based on a simple Domain Model which describes basic concepts about families.

The modeling workbench created with this tutorial will allow users to visualize the members of a family and their parental relationships on a graphical diagram. It will also provide tools to edit the model from the diagram.

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Advanced Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to use advanced features of Sirius.

The instructions will guide you extending the result of the Sirius Starter Tutorial with:

  • Edition tools: edge creation, edge reconnection, element deletion, label edition
  • Graphical improvements: SVG images, styles customization
  • Complexity management: layers, filters, validation rules, quick fixes
  • Other kinds of representations: containers, bordered nodes, tables, navigation between representations
  • Extensions: Java services

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Compartments Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to create compartments.

The instructions will guide you creating a diagram using fixed and dynamic compartments to visualize the different kinds of relationships of a person:

  • parents
  • siblings
  • children
  • grandchildren

This tutorial starts from the result of the Sirius Starter Tutorial.

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Domain Model Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to create a Ecore domain model (metamodel) with Ecore Tools.

The instructions describe the creation of the Basic Family domain model which is used with the other Sirius tutorials.

The result is composed of entities, attributes and relations (composition, bi-directional and inheritance).

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Update Site Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to create your first update site to distribute a graphical modeling tool created with Eclipse Sirius.

The instructions describe the creation of an update site for the result of the basic tutorial: a modeling tool which simply allows the user to graphically represent a family.

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