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Customer's Thoughts on Adopting MDD

We conducted an interview with one of of customers for our marketing purposes but some positive statements came out of it about adopting Model Driven Development techniques and specifically UML. I have edited the interview to include just the questions that may be of interest to you...…


Added by Derek Russell on August 30, 2011 at 15:00 — 3 Comments

India's National Technology Day

I didn't realise until a member of our team told me but apparently it's National Technology Day in India today.


Does this exist anywhere else? Is important enough to Western nations to celebrate?


Here's a blog post on it whilst you (and I) ponder on that...




Added by Derek Russell on May 11, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

UML and Model Driven Development, a beginner’s opinion

Thought you might be interested in latest blog post from The Technical Diaries by software developer, Todd as it is about Model Driven Development and UML... 

Regards, Derek…


Added by Derek Russell on April 7, 2011 at 13:53 — 1 Comment

UML Survey: How is UML used?

Our friend across the pond, Bob Maksimchuk is a Principal Consultant at Project Pragmatics conducted a simple survey into how UML was being used. We found it fascinating and it generated some interesting discussion. Have a read and let us know your thoughts!…

Added by Derek Russell on February 14, 2011 at 9:30 — 3 Comments

Not All Actors Live in Hollywood – Refining the System Boundary


Another great post from my colleague Alex I'd like to share with you all on use cases. We love it when you comment back so do let us know your thoughts!


It's the awards season, we're looking forward to seeing what happens at the BAFTAs on Sunday. But in this post we're not talking about Mr. Firth or Miss. Portman, we're talking about use case actors as Alex continues with his interesting series on use cases...…

Added by Derek Russell on February 7, 2011 at 11:43 — No Comments

Use (less) Cases

Alex, one of our lecturers wrote this piece on Use Cases that I thought might be of interest to you all. It's taken from our blog, The Technical Diaries.…


Added by Derek Russell on December 9, 2010 at 15:30 — 4 Comments

The Evolution of Code Generation

When I started my software career, it was common place to develop code in low level assembler languages such as Z80, 6502, 68000 etc. We had little or no design methods, development tools or strict processes to follow. Ensuring we met even what requirements we did have, was difficult and code reviewing was a labour intensive task that often…

Added by Derek Russell on December 6, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments



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