Marina Haase runs a highly participatory session collecting and analyzing ideas meant to help understand how MDSD works, and to uncover new techniques and tools.
Eric Jan Malotaux shares his experience converting a legacy C++ application to Java, the strategy used, the lessons learned along the way, and the unsolved issues remaining.
Alex Shatalin and Václav Pech continue their language building demo using JetBrains MPS started in Part 1 of this presentations (see “Building Your Own Java, Part 1” on InfoQ).
Alex Shatalin and Václav Pech hold a hands on demonstration on using JetBrains MPS to generate a new language, including version control, debugging, testing, refactoring, etc.
Achim Demelt discusses creating a UI using a completely declarative DSL called S4 without flow control, events or data binding.
Peter Friese compares several cross-platform mobile development approaches: Native, Web, Client-side Web, Hybrid, Interpreted and Cross-Compiled, outlining their pros and cons.
Markus Völter discusses the abstractions that should be considered when creating a DSL, insisting on expressivity, semantics, modularity, and concrete syntax.
Wim Bast introduces Declare, a new declarative, functional OO language, demoing some of its main features.
Maxim Mazin and Evgenii Schepotiev discuss the advantages of using DSLs by exemplifying application development with JetBrains MPS (Meta Programming System) and the Webr-DNQ framework.
Marco Brambilla and Emanuele Molteni discuss standardization efforts regarding User Interaction modeling along with WebML and WebRatio, an application debugging and prototyping tool.
Markus Völter demoes programming for embedded systems using JetBrains’ MPS language workbench supporting C, C extensions, DSLs, product line variability, requirements traceability and model checking.
Pedro J. Molina and Rubén Jiménez Marrufo discuss some of the key points, constraints, problems and opportunities arising from using modeling (MDSD) for creating user interfaces for multiple devices.