Override EA add-in event

Using the complete Enterprise Architect C# add-in template will help you speed up the process of writing add-ins for Sparx Enterprise Architect

In the post Tutorial: Create your first C# Enterprise Architect addin in 10 minutes you can find a basic template that can be used to create C# add-ins for Enterprise Architect.

But this basic template is far from complete. The EA API provides a whole set of  events that can be used in an add-in.
To use one of these events you have to create a public operation in the add-in class that contains the signature of the event.… Read more

The last few days I published some of my side-projects to GitHub.

I created three repositories

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In my previous post Tutorial: Create your first C# Enterprise Architect add-in in 10 minutes I explained how to create a simple add-in for Enterprise Architect.

(Smoke) testing your add-in

Once created you will of course want to test it to see whether it works.

The logical thing to do is fire up Enterprise Architect and try it out. And then, as it goes with software development, you discover a bug, or a missing feature.

Next thing you do is correct the problem, build the project… and get an error, because the add-in dll is being used by Enterprise Architect and it can’t be overwritten by Visual Studio.… Read more