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Developer Studio for OpenEdge Task Map

Developer Studio for OpenEdge Task Map

The following tables list selected tasks that you might need to complete when working with OpenEdge Architect and where you can find more information about them.  The listed information sources include targeted selections from:

In addition to this task map, you might also want to see the OpenEdge GUI for .NET Task Map.


Getting started: Building your first application in OpenEdge Architect
TaskInformation Source
Starting and getting started with OpenEdge Architect

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Workshop Overview" on PDF page 3
  • See the "Starting Architect and creating your first Workspace" lab on PDF page 25

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See tools overview at the beginning

Presentations and Webinars:

Creating workspaces

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Workspaces and Projects" on PDF page 14
  • See the "Starting Architect and creating your first Workspace" lab on PDF page 25

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See the topics on workspaces and "Setting up and sharing your workspace and projects"
Creating projects

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Workspaces and Projects" on PDF page 14
  • See the "Creating and OpenEdge Project" lab on PDF page 37

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See the topics on projects and "Setting up and sharing your workspace and projects"
Setting and using perspectives and views

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Views, Editors, and Perspectives" on PDF page 10
  • See "Lab 2 – Working with Perspectives" on PDF page 82

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Trading Modal Tools for Modeless Perspectives" (after impromptu Q&A)
Using and managing resources (Resources View)

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Views, Editors, and Perspectives" on PDF page 10
  • See "Benefits of the OpenEdge Editor" on PDF pages 99-100
  • See "Preferences and Properties" on PDF page 17
  • See "Creating an OpenEdge Project" on PDF page 40
  • See "Importing the AutoEdge application" on PDF pages 41-48
Organizing projects and workspaces

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Developer's Corner Webinars:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Organizing Workspaces and Projects" on PDF page 220

PSDN Forum Discussion Topics:

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Why Have Multiple Workspaces?" and "Why Have Multiple Projects in a Workspace?"
Setting database connections

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Starting the Databases and setting up Database Connections" lab on PDF page 58
  • See the "Associating database connections with projects" lab on PDF page 67

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Setting up and sharing your workspace and projects" and the third Demo
Using the DB Navigator

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Using the DB Navigator" on PDF page 97
  • See "Lab 3.1 – Using the DB Navigator" on PDF page 103

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Working with Database Structure AND Data"
Managing your database with the DB Navigator

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Exploring database schema using DB Navigator" lab on PDF page 108
  • See "Lab 3.3 – Modifying Schema using the DB Navigator" on PDF page 140

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Working with Database Structure AND Data"
Setting basic project properties

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Setting Project properties" lab on PDF page 49
  • See the "Associating database connections with projects" lab on PDF page 67

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See the topics on projects and "Setting up and sharing your workspace and projects"
Using the Outline View

Online Help:

Key ABL editor features

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Lab 4 – Using the OpenEdge Editor" on PDF page 158

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Getting More Details While Editing Your Business Logic" and the following Demos
Launch configurations

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Basic build options

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Compile and Run the Application" lab on PDF page 70

OpenEdge Architect for the AppBuilder user
TaskInformation Source
Introductory concepts

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "AppBuilder Integration" on PDF page 253

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Adding to the Tools You Already Know"
Adding triggers and internal procedures to AppBuilder procedures

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Migrating editor macros

Online Help:

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

Architect for the Dynamics user

Online Help:


Moving your application from AppBuilder to OpenEdge Architect
TaskInformation Source
Importing files

Online Help:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Importing the AutoEdge application" lab on PDF page 41
Moving ProPath

Online Help:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Setting Project properties" lab on PDF page 54

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

Moving database connections

Online Help:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See the "Starting the Databases and setting up Database Connections" lab on PDF page 59

SCM and Team Development
TaskInformation Source
SCM for newbies -- getting started and default choices if you don't use SCM now

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Lab 7 – Using a Source Code Management Tool" on PDF page 230

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

Using Roundtable in OpenEdge Architect for the AppBuilder Roundtable user

Exchange presentations:

Hooking up your SCM tool in Architect

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Lab 7 – Using a Source Code Management Tool" on PDF page 230

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

Team development -- cloning environments to share settings

Online Help:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Team Development in Architect" on PDF page 221

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "Setting up and sharing your workspace and projects"

Other major OpenEdge Architect tools
TaskInformation Source
Getting started with Visual Designer

Task Maps:

Documentation:

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Using the Class Browser

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Code generation support for ABL object-oriented extensions

Online Help:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Using the new XML Editor

Documentation:

Using the Debugger

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Architect Video Tutorials:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Lab 5 – Using the OpenEdge Debugger" on PDF page 199
Using the Meta Catalog

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Using Tools for Business Logic

Online Help:

OpenEdge Product Tour:

Exchange 2008 Workshop in a Box: Developing with OpenEdge Architect:

  • See "Using the Tools for Business Logic" on PDF page 251

PSDN Webinar: Making OpenEdge Architect Work for You:

  • See "How Will it Increase Your Productivity?"
  • See "Modeling ProDataSets and Temp Tables"

Advanced editing and build options
TaskInformation Source
Customizing OpenEdge Architect key bindings to work like the AppBbuilder or other familiar code editor

Online Help:

Trading off performance and features

Developer's Corner Webinars:


Extending the OpenEdge Architect environment
TaskInformation Source

Moving AppBuilder custom tools to Architect

  • Adding new menu items
  • Dealing with AppBuilder events

Online Help:

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

White Papers:

Extending Architect with your own Eclipse plug-ins

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

Presentations and Webinars:

Extending Architect with ABL plug-ins integrated into the Architect menus

Progress eLearning Community (PEC):

White Papers:

Customizing Architect generated code from templates

Online Help:

White Papers:

Comments
  • Other Major OpenEdge Architect Tools...Using the new XML Editor      See the Progress XML Tools User Guide that you can access from the Help->Help Contents menu option in OpenEdge ArchitectThe XML Tools User guide is available online in Communities at communities.progress.com/.../index.jsp(This shows two elements in Sonic Workbench, but the XML Tools section is identical and covers:  XML editor  XML Schema editor  XPath Helper  WSDL editor

  • Versions 2 and 3 of this document now include a link to communities.progress.com/.../index.jsp to access the Progress XML Tools User Guide for information on the Using the new XML Editor task.  Version 3 also includes a new task, Using Roundtable in OpenEdge Architect for the AppBuilder Roundtable user, located under the SCM and Team Development topic, including links to Exchange presentations for information.