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Modeling and Code Generation on the .NET Platform at Icinetic

Posted by Rubén Jiménez Marrufo and Pedro J. Molina  on  Jun 27, 2012

Rubén Jiménez Marrufo and Pedro J. Molina discuss the history of modeling at Microsoft along with current MSDS approaches, reference frameworks and features for the .NET platform.

TDD/BDD as Architectural Tools

Posted by James Kovacs  on  Jan 11, 2012

James Kovacs explains how to use TDD and BDD to focus the architectural efforts on the high-value areas of the code in order to obtain just-in-time software architecture.

Modeling the User Interface

Posted by Pedro J. Molina  on  Oct 26, 2011 6

Pedro J. Molina discusses the concepts behind UI and challenges met trying to model user interfaces, and how code generation can be used to create UIs.

Case Study: Large-scale Pure OO at the Irish Government

Posted by Richard Pawson  on  Oct 13, 2011 10

Richard Pawson discusses a case study of a large pure OO project for the Irish government, presenting the challenges met, the reason for choosing pure OO, and lessons learned implementing it.

Using A Graph Database To Power The “Web of Things”

Posted by Rick Bullotta and Emil Eifrem  on  Oct 11, 2011 2

Rick Bullotta and Emil Eifrem discuss how to use graph databases to model the real world, people, systems and things, talking advantage of the relationships between various data elements.

Design and Architecture Tools in Visual Studio 2010

Posted by David Starr  on  Aug 05, 2011

David Starr presents some of the tools in Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 helpful for building an application’s architecture: Architecture Explorer, Dependency Graphs, UML Modeling, and Layer Diagrams.

Model Driven Development Beyond Code Generation

Posted by Darius Silingas  on  Aug 04, 2011 1

Darius Silingas discusses Test-driven Modeling, Model-driven Requirements Management and System Documentation, and Architecture Planning & Code Review, noting that MDD is more than code generation.

MDSD on the iPhone

Posted by Heiko Behrens  on  Apr 21, 2011

Heiko Behrens shows how to create an iPhone domain specific language using model-driven software development.

Sustainable Design for Agile Teams

Posted by Eric Evans  on  Jul 27, 2010

Eric Evans advocates on gradual blending of modeling and design into iterative development in an attempt to create a solution that expresses the domain and is flexible enough to support changes.

Codename "M": Language, Data, and Modeling, Oh My!

Posted by Don Box and Amanda Laucher  on  Mar 10, 2010

Don Box and Amanda Laucher present “M”, a declarative language for building data models, domain models or external DSLs. Don Box's demos show some of M’s features and latest changes of the language.

Pouring Data on Troubled Markets - Quantitative Portfolio Management Technology at BGI

Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009

Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.

Thoughts on the Generic vs. Specific Tradeoff

Posted by Stefan Tilkov  on  Nov 03, 2009 4

Stefan Tilkov offers guidelines for the architect looking for a solution to his problem. Should it be a generic or a specific one? He compares several such solutions outlining the pros and cons.

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