The 4.2.4 release of Intershop Studio focusses on improved handling for EMF-XML editors. Besides this IStudio offers:
2 EMF-XML Editor
Content Assist and Hyperlinking in EMF-XML Editors
Content Assist in EMF-XML Editors
The XML editor now provides content assist to propose Intershop elements or Java types on places where such elements are expected.
Editor templates also can be created and used.
Proposal of ISML templates in a pagelet:
Proposal of localizations in a web form:
Configure Content Assist in EMF-XML Editors
The Preferences section provides preference pages to configure the content assist and editor templates depending on a content type.
Hyperlinking in EMF-XML Editors
The XML editor now allows to open referenced elements using the Open Selection action or using the hyper link feature.
Hover the mouse pointer over such a reference and press CTRL key.
Hyperlink to open a validator declaration:
3 Cartridge Import
Simplified Cartridge Import Wizard
Cartridge Import Wizard
The Cartridge Import now is very similar to the Import | Existing Projects into Workspace wizard. Additionally the source directory field is preset with the current cartridge source folder and provides content assist (proposing the source folders as well as additional source folders, if configured).
To start the wizard:
From the menu:
File | Import... | Intershop Studio | Exsting Cartridge Projects into Workspace
From the context menu:
Right-click to open the context menu.
Import... | Intershop Studio | Exsting Cartridge Projects into Workspace
Import existing cartridges - Pre-filled root folder and content assist:
4 Pipeline Debugger
Debug Server Using Servers View
Use the Servers to debug your Intershop application. This automatically starts the Intershop application server in debug mode and connects the remote Java debugger.
But in order to debug pipelines, the Pipeline Debugger needs to be started. This additional step is now obsolete since the Pipeline Debugger now automatically starts after the server has completed its startup sequence.
You can freely use Java breakpoints as well as pipeline breakpoints together.
Debug Java Code and Pipelines:
This behavior can be controlled using the Server Editor.
Server Editor - Debugging Options:
5 Open Action
Open Action allows to open Referenced Elements
The open action as well as the handling of double clicks in tree-based editors and views has been enhanced.
When double clicking an element that references another one (e.g., a pipelet node -> pipelet, a pipeline call node -> pipeline start node), you can now open this referenced element.
If there are multiple options, a dialog is presented that allows to select the actual element.
Double click or open on a pipelet node in the view provides a dialog to either open the node, the pipelet Java code, or the descriptor:
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