yFiles FLEX Product Types

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Product Types

yFiles FLEX is available in three different editions.

yFiles FLEX Client provides sophisticated client-side graph visualization and editing, and can be combined with the optional yFiles FLEX Client Layout Extension for client-side automatic layout.

Or for server-side layout, consider our two server bundle options: yFiles FLEX Java Server Bundle and yFiles FLEX .NET Server Bundle. Each includes the yFiles FLEX Client as well as a server component that provides state-of-the-art automatic graph layout and analysis.

Client

Client + Server

yFiles FLEX
Client

Contains the yFiles FLEX library for client-side visualization and editing.

yFiles FLEX
Client Layout Extension

Optional client-side automatic layout support.

yFiles FLEX
Java Server Bundle

Includes yFiles FLEX Client.

Contains an additional server component for automatic layout based on yFiles for Java Complete.

Supports convenient client/server communication using standard Servlet containers.

yFiles FLEX
.NET Server Bundle

Includes yFiles FLEX 1.8 Client.

Contains an additional server component for automatic layout based on yFiles.NET Complete.

Supports convenient IIS-based client/server communication.

Product Features

The following table provides an overview of the features of the different yFiles FLEX products.

 
  yFiles FLEX Product
  yFiles FLEX
Client
yFiles FLEX
Client
Layout Extension
yFiles FLEX
Java Server Bundle
yFiles FLEX
.NET Server Bundle
Clientpowerful Adobe® Flex® graph viewer component for the presentation and creation/editing of diagrams 
fully customizable visualization of diagrams 
extensive and fully customizable user interaction support 
advanced interactive graph editing: snapping, orthogonal edges 
support for associating arbitrary custom data with diagram items 
support for collapsing/expanding groups 
support for drill-down to inner graphs 
support for loading/saving the XML-based GraphML format 
animation effects 
includes support classes for Java-based server technology  
includes support classes for .NET-based server technology  
extensive suite of efficient graph layout algorithms   
wide variety of graph and network analysis algorithms   
ServerJava-based server technology   
.NET-based server technology   
convenient server-side graph model  
extensive suite of efficient graph layout algorithms  
wide variety of graph and network analysis algorithms  
support for convenient communication with a yFiles FLEX client