Mashups in Wirecloud are built in the context of . A workspace consists of the set of widgets and operators that can be mashed-up, even spanning multiple tabs. Widgets and operators in a workspace can share data though data flow- or event-based mechanisms.
The workspace in use is shown in the upper-left border of the screen, concatenated to the Wirecloud logo. It resembles the well-known REST nomenclature. For example, the following screenshot shows a workspace named "Workspace", pertaining the admin user and running in the FI-WARE’s instance of Wirecloud, i.e. it is named
Near the workspace name there is a button that you can click on to expand the workspace dropdown menu:
Once expanded, the menu shows a list of the already created workspaces (see My Multimedia Workspace, IssueTrouble and Workspace in the figure above) that allows you to quickly switch between them, followed by a list of options:
- allows you to change the name of the current workspace,
- allows you to change the settings of the current workspace,
- allows you to delete the current workspace,
- allows you to create a new workspace,
- allows you to save the current workspace to the local catalogue for later usage.
If you want to create a new workspace named "History Info", choose in the dropdown menu:
A dialog will pop up requiring a name for the new workspace. Type the desired name and click the accept button:
Once accepted, the name of the new workspace is shown in the upper of the window:
The following screenshot shows the , where you can set workspace features: