Kitalpha 1.4.1 was released in July 2020.
At least a Java 7 JRE/JDK is mandatory for using Kitalpha 1.4.1.
Regardless of your operating system, you will need to install some Java virtual machine (JVM).
You may either install a Java Runtime Environment (JRE), or a Java Development Kit (JDK).
If you want to save some disk space, install a JRE.
- - If you are using Kitalpha 32-bits version, you must install a JRE/JDK 7, 32-bits version,
- - If you are using Kitalpha 64-bits version, you must install a JRE/JDK 7, 64-bits version.
Download Kitalpha from the Kitalpha Downloads Page .
There are several package choices depending on the operating system.
The download will be delivered as a compressed (i.e. a ".zip", or ".tar.gz") file.
Extract this file into the directory of your choice (e.g. "c:\eclipse" on Windows) and ensure you have full "Read" and "Execute" permissions.
You can optionally create a shortcut of the executable file ("eclipse.exe" on Windows, or "eclipse" on Linux and MacOS).
For any further information, please feel free to ask questions in the tooling dedicated section of the forum.
Kitalpha comes with bundled examples to be found in the Eclipse platform examples.
- File > New > Example... and under the Kitalpha Examples section
Components sample viewpoint
Kitalpha comes with the ComponentSample example. It features:
- - ComponentSample viewpoint and its QualityAssessment, Safety, SafetyPatterns, and Performance extension viewpoints
- - Composer and Transposer applications examples
Examples for the Cadence, Composer and Transposer tools can also be found.