eiConsole for OpenTravel – Documentation
The eiConsole for OpenTravel Getting Started Tutorial introduces the user to travel-specific features and components that make configuring travel & hospitality Interfaces dramatically easier and faster. It is suggested that new users complete the eiConsole Quick Start Tutorial and General Getting Started Tutorial to learn eiConsole basics, before beginning this tutorial.
The eiConsole is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developers and technical BAs alike, that offers an intuitive paint-by-numbers approach. In addition to the core product features of the eiConsole, the eiConsole for OpenTravel has been engineered expressly for developing OpenTravel-compliant XML messaging solutions. It offers a unique blend of OpenTravel XML specific features, a flexible component driven architecture and unparalleled ease of use. It allows implementers of travel XML standards to choose from a pre-developed library of interface templates. These templates provide schemas (XSDs) and example OpenTravel XML messages for every defined request and response type.
If you just downloaded the eiConsole for OpenTravel your bundle will have all the files you need. If you installed the eiConsole prior to February 2023, click eiConsole Update to download and install the latest slipstream release. Then, visit eiConsole for OpenTravel Bundle or eiConsole Industry-Specific Bundles to download the latest bundle that includes the sample files that you’ll need to do the tutorial. Click here if you need help importing a Bundle. This tutorial will take the average new user about 45-60 minutes to complete.
Once you have completed the eiConsole General Quick Start Tutorial and General Level I Tutorials (Modules 1-13) you should be ready to begin learning about the OpenTravel specific features of the eiConsole. For your convenience, the tutorials are presented in three Formats. Feel free to print these out to follow along. Additional reference materials are available via the links at the bottom of this page.