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Introducing the ABL GUI Designer : Concepts : OpenEdge AppBuilder perspective

OpenEdge AppBuilder perspective

The OpenEdge AppBuilder perspective includes various tools and views that you can use to build and develop AppBuilder applications in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge.
A new GUI Designer editor gives Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge the ability to design GUI for ABL user interfaces using the native AppBuilder functionality to draw the widgets and to parse and generate source code, similar to how the Visual Designer uses Visual Studio to build GUI for .Net user interfaces.
The GUI designer will reuse common behavior like the ability to jump back and forth between visual layout and source editing.
The GUI Designer has a new dockable Palette that extends Eclipse’s existing Palette and is populated with components from the AppBuilder’s customizable configuration files.