In Visual Paradigm every model elements and diagrams can be describe with rich text content. With Visual Paradigm’s Open API it provide a channel to user to manipulate the diagram and model elements. In this article we will show you how to retrieve the images inside model element’s rich text description for further manipulation. We will demonstrate this by putting the image into ImageIcon and display using a message pane.
Tricks for plug-in development.
Wireframe is a very effective tool for develop screen mock-up. It’s simple and easy-to-draw nature allow developers quickly develop the screen design. This allow stakeholders foresee how the new system look like before you really develop it. This article will show you how to create a simple iPhone wireframe using Open API.
Visual Paradigm Open API provides an interface for developers to develop plugins and extend the functionalities of Visual Paradigm. During development of the plugin constant modifications will be done to fine tune your plugin. Instead of deploy the plugin to VP every time after you made changes, you can directly launch VP with your plugin from IntelliJ IDEA to perform debugging. This article teaches how to configure IntelliJ IDEA to perform debugging on your plugins.