Wizard API - Solution design

$Revision: $ Jiri Rechtacek


The document reports overview the proposed changes in Wizard API and describes individual proposals in detail.

The summary of problems in current wizard's framework is in document Wizard API - Summary of problems. The requirements on proposed changes and the use-cases are summarized in Wizard API - Requirements. The new Wizard API and relevant prototypes are developed in openide/wizards module on branch . Timeframe of planned changes look at Preliminary plan.

Principles of new wizard's framework


The new wizard's framework have to contain:

  • a API from construction, open, control a wizard
  • a infrastructure ensures cooperation between the parts of wizard
  • a step control/management
  • a SPI for wizard's pages providers
  • a SPI for wizard's view (l&f) providers
  • a wizard presenter


Declarative registration


Extend new API with aspects from Templates wizard


How to handles templates with new datasystems?


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