Code Rocket for Visual Studio - Getting Started

Thank you for your interest in Code Rocket for Visual Studio. Code Rocket for Visual Studio brings our detailed pseudocode and flowchart design support to Visual Studio. Pseudocode and flowchart is available on demand for any method which can be edited, with code automatically generated.

This guide will walk through the basic operation of Code Rocket for Visual Studio.

Designing a method with pseudocode and flowchart

  1. Create a new C# project in Visual Studio (the same applies to C/C++ and Visual Basic with different syntax).

  2. Place your cursor in a blank method.

  3. Select the Pseudocode Editor from the View menu.

    View Pseudocode Editor

  4. The pseudocode editor will become visible and you can position it to your own preference.

    Pseudocode Editor tool window

  5. Enter the following pseudocode.

    Pseudocode Editor with pseudocode

  6. Press the commit button and confirm that you would like to update the method's code.

    Pseudocode commit button

  7. The method will be populated with skeleton code that is ready to be implemented.

    Generated code

  8. Select the Flowchart Editor from the View menu.

    View Flowchart Editor

  9. Position the Flowchart Editor to your preference.

  10. Move your cursor into the code editor and see the associated symbol highlighted in the flowchart.

    Selection in Flowchart Editor

  11. Implement the following code and watch the flowchart updating.

    Implementing code

  12. The flowchart symbols turn green when they have code associated with them.

    Flowchart with code

  13. You can make further edits to the flowchart by dragging and dropping or double-clicking symbols.

    Dragging and dropping in Flowchart Editor

  14. Press the commit button and confirm that you would like to update the method's code.

    Flowchart commit button