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Creating tools


Dédalo tools are isolated blocks of code that allow to expand components, sections and areas features. Unusually, a tool consist of a server class file and some client JS/CSS files.

1 Creating a new Dédalo tool record

The first step is to create a new record in section 'dd1340' Menu > Development > Tools > Tools development Fill in the tool information being careful not to use an existing tool name.

Main fields

Tool name:

Real name of the tool. Use the prefix 'tool' and underscores to fill words gaps as 'tool_demo_temp'.

!!! note Note that this exact name will be used to the name of the tool files and directory and class and basic names (see /dedalo/tools/tool_dev_template files).


Free small text defining de tool name that user can see, like ''