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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 4, 2012

Quick start for patterns unintuitive

As a new user - I found Quick start for patterns inconsistent with the other quick starts. The other quick starts launch a task in the main canvas or a popup to do something. The patterns quick start puts a description in the main panel and opens the pattern explorer (which I did not notice in the left nav!).

Idea priority Low
RFE ID 29208
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Oct 26, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this request has been held in the status of Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration. Although this suggestion has been open for 9 years now, it has only gained a solitary vote from the community, so we have been tempted to cancel as a low priority item ... but given the valid criticism of a new user's experience, and the fact that we could certainly do something about this if we revisited the design of the patterns experience, we have decided to keep it open for now. It's interesting that the user didn't notice the switch to the Pattern Explorer in the left window ... we could certainly highlight this with the text, a picture or some kind of arrow or prompt in the main pane where we use an html document to describe the pattern concept. In summary we intend to maintain the status as Future Consideration for now, and action this should we return to pattern usability, but potentially close this at next review if no further votes are stimulated by this update.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Sep 9, 2013

    Thanks for raising this requirement. We strive to make our tools as easy-to-use as possible and will take your feedback on board as we make our next round of enhancements to our patterns technology.