Chapter 1. Creating a Custom Component

CloverDX offers a great number of components, but you can also create your own. All you need is to create the files listed below:

Here we present a guide helpful for the developers-beginners. Those, who have developed more than one custom component, would probably simply copy and paste the core files, see Chapter 3, Tips for Advanced. But if you are not familiar with the Eclipse and CloverDX plug-in system, following steps in this guide is definitely the best for you.

First, make sure you are using Eclipse for RCP and RAP Developers which allows to create plug-in projects. If so, here is the summary of steps to be taken. The detailed description follows below:

In this chapter, we will show you how to create a plug-in for CloverDX Engine. The next chapter illustrates the engine plug-in integration into CloverDX Designer.