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Diagrams and visual languages are a great thing, but getting the layout just right for them to be easily understandable can be tedious and time-consuming. The Eclipse Layout Kernel provides a number of layout algorithms as well as an Eclipse-based infrastructure to connect them to editors and viewers. The layout algorithms are plain Java and can thus also be used outside of Eclipse.

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Example Layout

Repository Structure

The repository's structure is pretty straightforward. We only have a few folders:

  • build: Contains all the files necessary to build ELK in all its different forms.
  • config: Contains configuration files, such as our Checkstyle configuration.
  • docs: Contains documentation in the form of a Hugo site.
  • features: Contains all the Eclipse features ELK consists of.
  • plugins: Contains all the plugins ELK consists of.
  • setups: Contains our Oomph setup files.
  • tests: Contains unit tests. Note that we have a whole repository dedicated to test models.

Building ELK

Information on how to build ELK and the documentation can be found on our website.