Building a Database Schema Diagram Editor with GEF

GEF is a very powerful framework for visually creating and editing models. With a small initial investment, even the relative Eclipse novice can be quickly up and running, building applications with graphical editing capabilities. To illustrate, this article uses a relational database schema diagram editor with a deliberately simplified underlying model, but with enough bells and whistles to show some of the interesting features of GEF at work.

Categories: Modeling, Graphical Editing Framework (GEF), Framework

[html] Building a Database Schema Diagram Editor with GEF
September 2004
by Phil Zoio