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DSL Engineering books to give away (to academics / students) 10 Replies

Started by Mark Dalgarno in General. Last reply by Ferdinand von den Eichen Mar 2, 2015.

How to compare Model Driven Technologies? 34 Replies

Started by Andreas Leue in General. Last reply by Angelo Hulshout Oct 10, 2011.

Simplest way to develop a DSL 7 Replies

Started by Muhammad Samiullah in General. Last reply by Muhammad Samiullah Jul 11, 2011.

Is there a future for Model Driven Development? 10 Replies

Started by Johan den Haan in General. Last reply by Glenn Engstrand Aug 14, 2012.

UML and productivity 19 Replies

Started by Jorge Ubeda in General. Last reply by Rafael Chaves Apr 8, 2011.

Modeling will be commonplace in three years time (or so Stephen Mellor says) 10 Replies

Started by Jordi Cabot in General. Last reply by Pedro J. Molina Nov 19, 2010.

What is the relationship between the model-driven initiatives: MDE,MDA and MDD? 2 Replies

Started by Jordi Cabot in General. Last reply by Rui Curado Jul 24, 2009.

Beginners Tutorials for Model Driven Software 18 Replies

Started by Tom Miller in Tools. Last reply by Luis Molina Jul 12, 2010.

Competitive Advantage 3 Replies

Started by Michael Osmond in General. Last reply by Juha-Pekka Tolvanen May 7, 2009.

What about pragmatic approach to model driven development? 5 Replies

Started by Jorge Ubeda in General. Last reply by Marcus Munzert Feb 20, 2009.

Blog Posts

Model-driven development training course, 25th-26th July, London

A professional short course in model-driven development and software engineering, including:

* UML, Agile and Model-based development (MBD)

* Domain-specific languages and reuse

* Model transformations and code generation

* Software modernisation and re-engineering

* Big Data analysis techniques

* Agent-based techniques

* Case studies of successful use of Agile and MBD in finance

The course includes practical instruction and guidance on the effective…


Posted by Kevin Lano on June 17, 2016 at 8:47

My kickstarter campaign about modeldriven HTML5 mobile apps


I like to officially announce my Kickstarter campaign here. It is about developing HTML5 mobile apps using modeldriven methologies.

The campaign can be found here. And an article explaining a bit more the amount to raise will be found here.

I have two goals with it. First it may be a successful campaign and I'll get the money to invest in contracted…


Posted by Lothar Behrens on May 24, 2015 at 22:00

Visual Programming Is Unbelievable… Here’s Why We Don’t Believe In It

Visual programming has been an unfulfilled prophecy for years. As so many other areas, like virtual reality, artificial intelligence, or speech recognition, when the hype was high, the underlying technology wasn’t there yet.

But that was not its only problem…

Continue reading Visual Programming Is Unbelievable… Here’s Why We Don’t Believe In It

Posted by Tiago Simões on March 27, 2015 at 21:00

I failed to convince my students about the benefits of code-generation

Some days ago I wrote this post reporting on the feedback I got from my students after asking them to use a code-generator to build a simple CRUD-like application.

The post was highly controversial and got quite a few interesting discussions. 

Therefore I thought it would be also interesting for this community

Posted by Jordi Cabot on February 16, 2015 at 11:35 — 4 Comments

Why reinvent Code Generation?

If anybody is interested in discussing and criticising a post on the Virtual Developer blog ("Why reinvent Code Generation?"), please feel free to do so here on the model driven software network. I am curious to read your opinions and…


Posted by Marcus Munzert on May 15, 2014 at 14:49


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