The Class Diagram Editor

You can model a Tigerstripe project graphically using the Class Diagram Editor. The Class Diagram Editor allows you to define your service contract graphically so you can better visualize how each model interacts within your service. Before you can complete this tutorial, you must be familiar with creating a Tigerstripe project including the following:

If you need more information about the above items, refer to the information outlined in the Creating a New Tigerstripe Project tutorial.

Creating a new Tigerstripe Diagram

  1. Create a new Tigerstripe project.
  2. Right-click on your project, select New and click new Class Diagram. The New Tigerstripe Diagram dialog box opens.
  3. Accept the default file name (default) and click Finish.

Tigerstripe Workbench creates a new diagram named default in the top-leval SimpleProject folder. In the Tigerstripe Explorer under that top-level project folder, you will see two new files:

Note: default is the file name that you created in Step 3. The default.wvd file contains the diagram itself, the default.wvm contains an XMI model that represents the details of the diagram.  These two files combined represent the diagram that was created using the New Tigerstripe Diagram wizard.

Related Topics

The Class Diagram Editor Overview
Working with Tigerstripe Artifacts
Adding Relationships
Additional Diagram Tools

Using the Class Diagram Editor

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