Diagrams and Links to Guides in Source Code

Selected examples and generated RDMLX source code now include explanatory diagrams in the source code, and hyperlinks to relevant sections in LANSA guides.

The diagrams are intended to make it easier to understand how things work together. They are displayed by the new  annotations feature which allows images and URLs to be imbedded into source code.

You can turn annotations on or off with this option:

 

This is a shipped example reusable part with annotations turned on:   

 

Examples are found in the DF_T52, DF_T523 and DF_T53 name range (Visual LANSA Framework components).

The source code can also contain links to relevant sections in the guides, as in here in component DF_OEXEC:

 

Which displays the page describing optional things that can be done with the component: