Customizing Diagram Link Shape-s in JavaScript and React

In this blog post we will look at 3 different ways of customizing diagram links. They are:

  • Drawing one ShapeNode in the middle of the link.
  • Drawing a rectangle in the middle of a link.
  • Drawing a ShapeNode at conjunction points.

The following image illustrates DiagramLink s created by each of the three methods.

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Using Flexbox Layout to Arrange Diagram Components in React

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the flexbox layout to arrange the various diagram controls that come with the diagram library for React. The controls we will arrange are DiagramView , NodeListView , Ruler , Overview, Zoomer and Ruler. This is a screenshot of the final application:

We build our project using the React framework and MindFusion diagram library for React available from https://www.npmjs.com/package/diagram-library-react.
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Running JavaScript Diagram Applications with Electron.js

In this blog post we will demonstrate how to setup a Unix/Linux system to run a sample JavaScript diagram application under Electron.js. We use a Raspberry Pi computer which runs Raspberry Pi OS – the Debian-based OS optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware.

Here is how our test application looks like:

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