This software enables you to build and test data
types, function block types, adapter types, functions, resource
types, device types, network segment types and system
configurations according to the IEC 61499 standard.
Testing of this software is in progress with JDK™ 8 on the following operating systems:
Create a new working directory for the FBDK, for example C:\\fbdk3
in Windows systems or /home/username/fbdk3 in Linux
Download this file to the working directory you have just
To start up the FBDK in
Windows with JDK 8, double-click on the fbdk3.jar
file's icon in the working directory.
To start up in Linux systems, enter the following commands
in a Terminal window: cd fbdk3 (the name of
the working directory you created) java -jar
The FBDK will create all necessary sub-directories of its
working directory, and will download updated versions of other
needed files from the Holobloc website if necessary (this may take
a few seconds).
The FBDK will not create, delete or modify any files on
your computer except within this directory structure.
Holobloc Inc will not upload any files from your computer
or track anything you do with this application.
Each time that the FBDK starts up, you will see a notice
like the one below. You will need to
click the Yes box to acknowledge that Holobloc Inc. incurs no
liability by providing you with the FBDK.
After you click the Yes box, the main editor window
will start up and you can use the FBDK by following the instructions
in the How To
After launching the editor, the initial dialog will remain
open to show you a list of the files that have been updated from the
Web. You can then close this window at your convenience.