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Planet Jazz is an aggregation of blogs written about Jazz or related technologies by Jazz users, fans, and experts from all over the world. You can subscribe to the RSS feed to follow along, or check back here to read the latest.

Merlin's Cave Tue, 13 Feb 2024
By Andy Lapping - Overview This is a tip for anyone who writes their own helpers to create model elements in Rhapsody. Specifically - how to reliably set the trigger for a transition on a statechart. Why do we need a tip for this ? Well most of the…  more >
By rsjazz - The latest release for EWM/ELM requires changes to the EWM / Rational Team Concert Extensions workshop. This post explains the changes, and how to setup the EWM / RTC Extensions Workshop for 7.0.3 and later. Introduction The post contains the … Continue reading  more >
Merlin's Cave Fri, 25 Aug 2023
By Andy Lapping - Context Patterns in Table Layouts As you probably already know, Table Layouts in Rhapsody may be defined using Context Patterns - an extremely powerful capability that can even include java plugins to grab model data. These can sometimes be very long and complex but a…  more >
Merlin's Cave Thu, 25 May 2023
By Andy Lapping - Overview You may already know this but if your model is on the Rhapsody Model Manager server, you can browse from an element in the web client to the same element in the Rhapsody desktop client. What you may not know is you can employ…  more >
Merlin's Cave Fri, 31 Mar 2023
By Andy Lapping - This one has been on my todo list for quite some but finally here it is - a guide to the various places Rhapsody can use external Java. There are quite a few ways Rhapsody can use Java and the way that you write the…  more >
By rsjazz - The latest 7.0.2SR1 EWM SDK and previous SDKs are configured to use Jetty with TLS1.1. Most recent Browsers and Java versions prevent TLS1.1 from being used. This post describes how to make the SDK usable again. Continue reading →  more >
By rsjazz - This blog provides a deeper introduction into RTC/EWM attribute customization and what can be achieved, where the limits are, and what alternative solution approaches would be available. Continue reading →  more >
By rsjazz - I am working on some workshop material and part of the workshop is RTC/EWM Work Item Attribute Customization using some simple JavaScript. I often see questions about this type of attribute customization on the forum. Since it is pretty much impossible to remote debug...    more >
Merlin's Cave Mon, 07 Nov 2022
By Andy Lapping - Recently a friend of mine asked me if it was possible to grab a 'snapshot' of a running object in a Rhapsody animation so it could be turned into an instance specification. Which got me thinking about how we can interact with a Rhapsody animation…  more >
Merlin's Cave Tue, 01 Nov 2022
By Andy Lapping - Overview When you define a stereotype that has tags on it and those tags are typed by String then by default your users can type anything they want into the tag value. Whist this provides the most freedom, sometimes it is helpful to provide users…  more >