Creating a New Pattern

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There are two possible ways to create a new Pattern in GeneXus X.
One is to manually define and develop all the necessary files.

If you want to develop a new pattern by creating all the necessary files, you should follow the steps below:

Create a folder called <PatternName> under <GeneXus X Directory>\Packages\Patterns, containing the following files:

 Here you can see a step by step sample.

Another way to create new patterns is to use PatternBuilder wizard (available from GeneXus X/GeneXus Platform SDK Upgrade #3) that simplifies the creation of the pattern, the templates and XML files. Here you can see a sample using PatternBuilder.

A final option is to "fork" from an existing pattern. Here are detailed the necessary steps, using the Work With pattern as an example.

Workshop Material

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