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Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems – Panel at MiSE 2016

Software Modeling Blog - 7 hours 6 min ago

Looking at Cyber-Physical Systems from a modeling / software engineering perspective. What are the challenges and the opportunities?

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Creative Leaf: Browser-based Creative Requirements Modeling

Software Modeling Blog - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:58

Introducing a new browser-based tool supporting both goal-oriented requirements modeling and structured creativity techniques

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Analysis of Feature Models Using Alloy: A Survey

Software Modeling Blog - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:50

Feature Models (FMs) are a mechanism to model variability among a family of closely related software products, i.e. a software product line (SPL). Analysis of FMs using formal methods can reveal defects in the specification such as inconsistencies that cause the product line to have no valid products. A popular framework used in research for […]

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Analytical and Aggregation Functions in OCL

Software Modeling Blog - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:05

We show how to model complex queries at the model level by extending OCL with a library of aggregate operations (min, max, avg, rank, percentile,...)

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Shooting hoops and why learning is non-linear

Sander Hoogendoorn - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 11:09
It’s April and the sun is slowly becoming more powerful, warming the people in the green and white deck chairs in Green Park in London. A few minutes ago, I took the tube to travel back to Heathrow Airport, and…
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Modeling in the Browser: What DSL Forge gives for free

Software Modeling Blog - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 04:54

A web front-end for your modeling software thanks to this technology to develop domain-specific language editors for web apps and cloud IDEs

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Open data for all: an API-based approach (interested?)

Software Modeling Blog - Sun, 04/03/2016 - 14:27

A project proposal to make open data sources accessible to non-techincal people by using API techniques to unify and combine their knowledge

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The Bellekens EA Toolpack combines EA-Matic, EA Navigator and ECDM Message Composer

The three free and open source add-ins for Enterprise Architect : EA Navigator, EA-Matic and ECDM Message Composer have been combined in a convenient package called Bellekens EA Toolpack. Downloading any of the add-ins from the site now gets […]
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Interview with OutSystems, a model-driven company that raised $55M in funding

Software Modeling Blog - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 06:13

Last month, I woke up with the news that OutSystems Raised $55M For Its Rapid Application Delivery Platform. It’s not every day that a company selling a model-driven development environment (to be precise, OutSystems calls it a low-code rapid application development and delivery platform but we already discussed that model-driven engineering is not a good marketing […]

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SwanseaCon (Swansea, Wales. September 2016. Closing keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:52
It certainly feels good to return to Swansea for the second edition of SwanseaCon. After delivering one of the more popular talks last year during the first edition of the event, the organizers kindly invited me to perform the closing…
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CodeMotion Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands. May 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:46
After having done a  very successful talk at CodeMotion Madrid some years back, I will return to the CodeMotion circus at CodeMotion Amsterdam 2016, where I will deliver a talk on microservices. See http://amsterdam2016.codemotionworld.com/
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GeeCon (Krakow, Poland. May 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:43
GeeCon is a large JVM oriented developer conference, held in the great city of Krakow, Poland. Featuring over 1200 delegates, and 75+ speakers, it is one of the largest developer conferences in Eastern Europe. I will do a talk on…
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Techorama (Mechelen, Belgium. May 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:26
Very happy to be on the speakers list of Techorama a technical (mostly Microsoft oriented) conferences in the old city of Mechelen in Belgium ni May 2016. Will do a single talk – mostly on the current state of software…
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Borealis IT&S Conference (Maastricht, Netherlands. April 2016. Opening keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:23
I was invited by Borealis to do the opening keynote for their tri-annual in-company IT&S Conference, to be held in Maastricht, Netherlands. I will kick of with a retrospective on agile, lessons learned and right after that I will do…
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DevWeek (London, UK. April 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 14:50
DevWeek is one of the largest developer conferences in the UK, organized in the city center of London, featuring more than 110 breakout sessions and 20 full-day workshops! After having done the opening keynote two years ago I will do…
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Rubix ID (Vianen, Netherlands. April 2016. Closing keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 14:24
Rubix ID is a meetup organized by Rubix, a Dutch middleware company. The event wil have many presentations on big data, continuous delivery, and integration. Well known speaker Thomas Erl will do the opening keynote, I will do the closing…
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Software Quality Conference (Ede, Netherlands. March 2016. Keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 14:12
At the nice Software Quality Conference 2016, organized by Heliview at De Reehorst in Ede, Netherlands, I did the opening keynote, challenging the audience to finally move away from waterfall, but also move away from Scrum, and from projects and…
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UMLtoSQL, UMLtoSymfony/PHP and UMLtoDjango/Python are now open source and available in GitHub

Software Modeling Blog - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 07:58

A set of open source Java classes in GitHub to generate SQL, Python-Django or PHP-Symfony code from simple UML class diagrams

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A crowdsourcing experiment to choose the best BPMN language syntax

Software Modeling Blog - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 06:25

Help us to choose the best BPMN notation as part of this crowdsourcing experiment where we aim to test the usefulness of crowdsourcing when it comes to create language notations.

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Practitioner’s digest – Models papers in IEEE Software

Software Modeling Blog - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 07:07

A new column in the IEEE software promoting conference papers of special interest for software professionals. This time with Models papers.

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