InfoQ examines three techniques for encouraging experimentation with potential new Java language features - DSLs, the annotation processor, and moving the syntactic sugar from the language to the IDE.
FlightCaster, a realtime flight delay site, is built on Clojure and Hadoop for the statistical analysis. The web frontend is built with Ruby on Rails and hosted on Heroku. We talked to Bradford Cross about Clojure, functional programming and tips for OOP developers interested in making the jump.
In this article, Jean-Jacques Dubray questions the belief that code and models are two separate worlds. He presents a unified view of Model Driven Engineering, Architecture and Programming models. In particular, he introduces a novel approach to specify execution element semantics in DSLs.
In this article Vaughn Vernon explains the difference between internal and external DSLs and shows the steps involved in developing a complex external DSL. 19
Andreas Kaltenbach explains how MSDS solves backward software programs compatibility problems by negotiating the differences between versions to ease the upgrading process. 4
This article introduces RGen, a modelling framework inspired by openArchitectureWare. RGen uses internal DSLs for defining metamodels and offers a full modelling stack for Ruby. 2
This article proposes a new Message Type Architecture to help manage the message formats in a SOA. The approach promotes reuse and helps aligning the Data and SOA governance processes. 28
As key part the Oslo tools is a language for modeling textual DSLs (MGrammar). This article is an an attempt to try and use the language to write our own language definition. 2
If you want to build model-driven software you’ll need to devise a methodology based on ideas and experiences from others. Johan den Haan shares with us 8 gotchas of Model Driven Engineering. 16
In this second part of their article, the authors explore the architecture of Dynamic Business Applications and how it impacts implementation productivity. 2
Sven Efftinge, Peter Friese, and Jan Köhnlein pass on Model-driven software development best practices they have learned after years of increasing success applying MDD. 6
Erlang is well known for it's concurrency model and fairly well known for robustness. But what about other aspects? In this article, Dennis Byrne shows how to use Erlang for creating internal DSLs. 3