Summary

By the end of this section you will have a simple Hello World map.

PreReq

Complete the “Create your First Map” tutorial and have a ready-to-develop map.

You will also need to install Kaholo’s CLI Plugin into your system.

To learn how to install plugins, press here

The plugin can be found here

Create a new Plugin/Process.

Open the new map and press on the plugin Icon on the left.

A plugins bar will open. Select the Command line plugin and drag and drop it into the designer. Once a plugin appears on the designer, it is called a Process.

Click on the new Process. A configuration pane will appear on the right-hand side of the screen. Under the Details tab, change the Process name by typing in a new name.

Create a Process Link by placing your mouse cursor on the circle next to the Start icon. When the cursor turns into a cross, drag your mouse to draw a link.

Create a new Action within a Process

Click on the desired Process, and select the Actions tab from the task pane that appears on your right.

Next, press on the Add Action button.

Each Plugin has methods with coinciding parameters. To configure a method:

  • Set the Action name
  • Select the method: “Execute Command”
  • Type the command to execute: echo ‘hello world’
  • Press submit

This is the basic tutorial. To learn more about Process and Action parameters, refer to the Flow Control section of the user guide.

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