Now localizable and accessible from a variety of browsers, the Pega 7 Designer Studio provides a rich developer experience that is optimized for ease of use. A complete redesign puts intuitive tools at the forefront to simplify the design experience and enable you to quickly build enterprise scale applications. This article gives a tour of the Designer Studio, highlighting its major functions and new features.
Designer Studio groups elements consistently and logically
The Pega 7 Designer Studio clearly presents the required information and tools to perform work in any context. Primary user actions have been promoted to the top level menus for greater visibility. Explorer navigation is streamlined with greater control over configuration and display of data. Developer tools are centrally located and display based on role. Complexity and visual distractions have been eliminated to provide a modernized yet cohesive experience.
There are four main components of the Designer Studio as illustrated below
About the Designer Studio Header
The Designer Studio Header is organized to make frequently used items accessible and keep navigation simple. Each component is detailed below:
Pega 7 icon
Click the Pega 7 icon to load the Home Page in your Work Area. The Home Page displays guardrail warnings for your application and facilitates task assignments between you and operators in your associated access groups.
Landing Page menu
Click the Designer Studio logo to access landing pages, wizards and tools to build your application. Although not an entirely new feature in Pega 7, the landing page structure has been reorganized and enhanced to better align with application development needs. The Landing Page menu is grouped by functionality and presented in tiers. Navigation is from left to right as illustrated below.