Summary: This document provides information about the extension providing EGL (Enterprise Generation Language) support.
Please see EGL 1.0 - Release Notes for more information.
This extension provides support for applications written using EGL languages.
In what situation should you install this extension?
If your application contains source code written using EGL and you want to view these object types and their links with other objects, then you should install this extension.
This version of the extension provides support for:
Rational Business Developer V7 R5.1
- Function Points (transactions): a green tick indicates that OMG Function Point counting and Transaction Risk Index are supported
- Quality and Sizing: a green tick indicates that CAST can measure size and that a minimum set of Quality Rules exist
|Quality and Sizing|
CAST AIP release
Supported DBMS servers
This extension is compatible with the following DBMS servers:
|Microsoft SQL Server|
Oracle and Microsoft SQL Servers are no longer supported from EGL- 1.0.7.
Supported file types
Only files with following extensions will be analyzed:
Download and installation instructions
The extension will be automatically downloaded and installed in AIP Console when at least one of the supported file types is delivered for analysis. You can also manually install the extension using the Application - Extensions interface. When installed, follow the instructions below to run a new analysis/snapshot to generate new results:
- Advanced onboarding - run and validate the initial analysis
- Advanced onboarding - snapshot generation and validation
Source code discovery
A discoverer is provided with the extension to automatically detect EGL code: when one of the supported file types is found in a folder, one "EGL" project will be discovered, resulting in a corresponding Universal Technology Analysis Unit in AIP Console.
EGL source code needs to be preprocessed so that CAST can understand it and analyze it correctly. This code preprocessing is actioned automatically when an analysis is launched or a snapshot is generated (the code is preprocessed before the analysis starts). EGL Preprocessor log file is stored in the following location:
What results can you expect?
|EGL Data Table|
|EGL Form Group|
|EGL IF Block|
|EGL Record Column|
|EGL TRY Block|
The following structural rules are provided:
You can also find a global list here: https://technologies.castsoftware.com/rules?sec=t_1015000&ref=||