About the Visual Service Architect
The Visual Service Architect (VSA) lets developers visualize, create, and extend applications in a graphical environment. It's a more intuitive, simpler, and faster way of making SLEE services — so you spend less time building and debugging application frameworks, and more time developing core functionality.
The latest version of VSA is 2.0.1 — check out What's new in this release.
Before installing VSA, please review the VSA User Guide and also the VSA Compatibility and Prerequisites page which describes VSA's compatibility with older versions of VSA, as well as other OpenCloud products.
You can install VSA as an Eclipse plugin or as a standalone application. The VSA User Guide has installation instructions for both versions of VSA.
The standalone version is available from the DevPortal downloads space.
To install the Eclipse plugin, create a software repository in Eclipse using one of the following locations:
To find out more about VSA:
- Ask questions and discuss VSA features in the VSA forums. The OpenCloud VSA development team monitor the forums regularly.
- Read more about the FSM Tool, in the FSM Tool documentation