Add a new Data Type
This section requires some knowledge about Eclipse Extension Points.
What is a data type?
A data type is a language that can be used to specify the format of a data. The term data represents both inputs and outputs. Concretely, a datatype is a parser that can:
- Instantiate an
Objectfrom a given String
- Create a String from an existing
It is hence responsible of serializing and deserializing data so that they can both be persisted and used during the execution.
How to add a new datatype?
A new one can be defined by contributing to the
fr.kazejiyu.ekumi.core.datatypes extension point.
It requires one class that implements the
The interface is defined as follows:
How to use the new datatype within the workflow diagram editor?
Feature not implemented yet.