Flowchart4j - Getting Started
1.) Purchase an appropriate Flowchart4j license. Click here for purchasing options.
2.) Install Flowchart4j
After placing the order, you can install Flowchart4j plugin by the following methods.
1. Using update site(Recommended).
Use Eclipse -> Help -> Software Updates, follow the wizard and enter the following url when asked for 'Update Site URL'
2. As zip file and unzip the contents into your eclipse installation directory.
Download zip file
3.) Validate Proper Installation
1. After installation you must be able to see Flowchart4j preferences using the menu option Eclipse -> Windows -> Preferences.
2.) Click on Help --> About Eclipse SDK, to see the Flowchart4j feature button along with other features. Click on the Flowchart4j - button to see further information about the plugin.
Congratulations! you have successfully installed Flowchart4j Plugin for Eclipse.
4.) Register & Enter Licensing Information. [* Not required for evaluation]
Follow the process to register and activate your copy of Flowchart4j.
1.) Open Flowchart4j Preferences Page using the menu option Eclipse -> Windows -> Preferences -> Flowchart4j.
2.) Click on "Register" button. and enter your email id which you had provided while purchasing Flowchart4j license, and Click "OK" button.
3.) Flowchart4j compiles a unique id for your machine and send an email to CodeSWAT.COM,
If the mail is sent successfully you shall receive a confirmation message, and you should have the license key within 24hrs, after you receive the license key you can proceed with Step 4.
However if Flowchart4j is unable to send this email, system displays the following dialog with information which you have to save and send an email to "
4.) Once you receive the license file from CodeSWAT.COM, you have to validate the license information using the following procedure.
In the Flowchart4j Preferences page click on "Locate License" button and provide the license file you have received. The system validates the license info and displays a confirmation message.
Congratulations Flowchart4j is available for use. Refer Product documentation for further help (Eclipse -> Help -> Help Contents -> Flowchart4j User Guide).
5.) Generating Diagrams.
- Open a Java resource from your Java Project in Eclipse JDT editor.
- Select a method in the editor by clicking anywhere inside the method's code.
- Click the "Generate Sequence / Generate Flowchart" tool bar button.
For further information on using Flowchart4j effectively refer product documentation(Eclipse -> Help -> Help Contents -> Flowchart4j User Guide).