• Scaling Clojure Web Apps with Google AppEngine

    by Werner Schuster on  Apr 05, 2010 5

    InfoQ takes a look at how a combo of Clojure and Google AppEngine (GAE) powers a new online project management tool, how Clojure integrates with GAE's key/value store, and the power of LISP.

  • DSL Evolution

    by Peter Bell on  Dec 22, 2009 14

    In this article, author Peter Bell discusses the best practices on how to evolve the DSLs using techniques like backwards compatibility through versioning, to automated transformation of statements.

  • Strategic Domain Driven Design with Context Mapping

    by Alberto Brandolini on  Nov 25, 2009 7

    Many approaches to object oriented modeling tend not to scale well when the applications grow in size and complexity. Context Mapping technique can be used to manage the complexity in large software development projects. In this article, author Alberto Brandolini discusses the many sides of bounded contexts and how to use them to build a context map to support key decisions in a software project.

Evolving Java Without Changing the Language

Posted by Charles Humble on  Oct 15, 2009

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. 14

Clojure and Rails - the Secret Sauce Behind FlightCaster

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Aug 20, 2009

FlightCaster, a flight delay prediction site, uses Clojure and Hadoop for the statistical analysis, with a Rails/Heroku frontend. We talked to Bradford Cross about Clojure and functional programming. 1

Metamodel Oriented Programming

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  May 26, 2009

Jean-Jacques presents a unified view of Model Driven Engineering, Architecture and Programming models. He introduces a new approach to specify the execution elements semantics of DSLs. 6

Developing a Complex External DSL

Posted by Vaughn Vernon on  Apr 13, 2009

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

Staying Safe and Sound Thanks to MDSD

Posted by Andreas Kaltenbach on  Feb 25, 2009

Andreas Kaltenbach explains how MSDS solves backward software programs compatibility problems by negotiating the differences between versions to ease the upgrading process. 4

RGen: Ruby Modelling and Code Generation Framework

Posted by Martin Thiede on  Feb 20, 2009

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

A Message Type Architecture for SOA

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Feb 09, 2009

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

Writing A Textual DSL Using 'OSLO'

Posted by Dilip Krishnan on  Dec 08, 2008

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

8 Reasons Why Model-Driven Approaches (will) Fail

Posted by Johan Den Haan on  Jul 28, 2008

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