redView 1.0.0 (Helios SR1) is available
redView User roles
You can use redView in different roles – and there are different installation procedures:
- redView – User – Developer: you’re using redView to develop your own applications with. you get all plug-ins with sources from an update-site.
- redView – Team – Developer: you want to take a look at the redView Sources and help us to make redView better. then you need access to our Mercurial Source Repositories at SourceForge. you can start with read-only access, write patches and later become a committer with write access.
- redView – Runtime – User: you’re producing or using Runtime – Applications, where redView Views are dynamically rendered. then you only need the redView Runtime bundles as binary bundles without sources included.
1. redView User Developer
If you’re not sure, which is your role – choose option 1: redview – User – Developer – you’ll get all you need:
- Plug-ins (Bundles) with Sources
- redView WYSIWYG Designer inside your IDE
- Examples to try it out
- Target Platform Definitions to run Examples with Databinding
- EMFStore to store your Views in a central repository
You get all to build your own Applications or Views or to test using the provided examples.
You also need this installation if you want to generate code or transform models using red-open software manufactory.
The detailed installation instructions are here: https://redview.wordpress.com/howto/installation/installation-as-redview-user-developer/
2. redView Team developer
If you like redView and want to help us: choose option 2: redView – Team – Developer – you have to setup a special Workspace to get all you need:
- Sources checked out from Mercurial Repositories
- predefinde Target Platform definitions
- predefined Launch configurations
- some tooling
you get all redView Bundles into your workspace and test / develope in a launched Eclipse IDE.
Detailed installation instructions are here: https://redview.wordpress.com/howto/installation/installation-as-redview-team-developer/
3. redView Runtime User
If you have build products based on redView – your users only need the binary plug-ins from Option 3: redView – Runtime – User.
- use a special Update site to get the Designer into your IDE
- use a special target platform definition for your OSGI / RCP / RAP – Runtime
detailed instaructions will follow….