App Generator for yFilesCreate visualization prototypes – quickly and easily
The low-code solution for beautiful graphs
The App Generator is a browser tool that lets you visualize your choice of data as a diagram. The underlying yFiles SDK makes this possible in a few easy steps. You can rapidly create diagram app prototypes with very little programming knowledge. Share proofs of concept with your colleagues and customers. Create scaffolds for your future yFiles-powered diagramming application.
The App Generator is more than an ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) browser tool. It’s ETLV, since it also lets you Visualize your choice of data using the yFiles diagramming SDK. Visual programming and low-code techniques allow you to create fully-fledged diagram apps. Select from a variety of modules and connect them to load, transform, and visualize your data. Build your application with exactly the features you need! The generated code looks human-written and can be modified afterwards, allowing the app to grow to a production-ready tool tailored to your specific requirements.
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Why use the App Generator?
The App Generator allows you to rapidly create diagram application prototypes. Load your data into the App Generator and visualize it using the yFiles diagramming SDK. Experiment with different yFiles features and see how your data can be optimally visualized to gain valuable insights. Once you have customized your application to your needs, the App Generator can create code that is ready to be installed and run.
The App Generator requires very little programming. In fact, most features need no coding at all! Sample projects, tutorial videos, and help texts get you started quickly. You can simply focus on building your app – in the background, the App Generator automatically interacts with the yFiles API.
No need to reinvent the wheel
The yFiles diagramming SDK provides a flexible and multifaceted API with automatic graph layouts, rich graph navigation and editing capabilities, and highly customizable styling. The App Generator lets you choose features and combine them – in a stunning application tailored to the needs of your individual use case.
App Generator Features
Little to no coding experience is required to create stunning diagramming apps with the App Generator. Create your first app in just a few steps!
Choose from various data sources: REST APIs, graph databases such as Neo4j, or JSON, CSV, or XML files.
Build apps with many different features: tooltips, search bar, image export, interactive graph editing, and much more. Customization is a breeze.
Share your project link with all relevant stakeholders, whether they are customers, colleagues, or decision-makers. Run and share a preview of your app within the App Generator. No installation required!
The diagramming SDK
Work with yFiles – the most advanced diagramming library on the market – in a lightweight, user-friendly, low-code browser tool.
The App Generator creates human-readable code, so you can alter the created apps, customize functionality, and add new features using the full capabilities of the yFiles graph library. This way, you can produce highly specialized, production-ready diagramming applications.
Create at no cost
The App Generator can be used completely free of charge to generate and preview graph applications.
Please note: The exported applications need a valid yFiles for HTML license. You can download a free 60-day version here. The App Generator itself does not require a license.
To use the App Generator, you only need one thing: a current browser.
Start the App Generator directly in your browser. No installation needed!
Assemble your application by connecting the various modules. Extract your data, then transform, load, and visualize it. If you need guidance, check out our sample projects, tutorial videos, and help texts.
Once you’re pleased with your diagram app, share it with others – or let the App Generator create source code for it. To run your app, download a 60-day evaluation version of yFiles, free of charge.
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