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Chart Mage – Fast drawing of UML sequence diagrams with textual autocomplete

Software Modeling Blog - Wed, 11/16/2016 - 19:25

A new textual UML tool that allows you to quickly define sequence diagrams online thanks to its autocomplete feature able to guess what UML keywords you're going to write next

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Lucidchart – an online modeling tool that just raised 36 million dollars

Software Modeling Blog - Tue, 11/15/2016 - 00:14

After their investment round, we catch up with Lucidchart's COO to see what we can expect from the Ludichart web-based modeling tool in the future

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MetaScience: Holistic Approach for Research Modeling and Analysis

Software Modeling Blog - Fri, 11/11/2016 - 07:10

Our work “MetaScience: an Holistic Approach for Research Modeling” has been accepted at ER2016. This article proposes a conceptual schema providing a holistic view of conference-related information (e.g., authors, papers, committees and topics). This schema is automatically and incrementally populated with data available online. Conferences have become primary sources of dissemination in computer science research, […]

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UMLtoGraphDB: Mapping UML to NoSQL Graph Databases

Software Modeling Blog - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 06:44

Few solutions target UML to NoSQL code-generation and even less consider OCL constraints. We present a UML/OCL transformation to Blueprints, an abstraction layer on top of a variety of graph databases

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Enforcing access control with model transformations

Software Modeling Blog - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 02:21

Have you ever thought about using model transformations to specify and enforce access-control policies? Check how we do it

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Sirius – The easiest way to get your own modeling tool

Software Modeling Blog - Thu, 10/27/2016 - 00:27

Sirius is an (Eclipse-based) open Source technology that you can use to easily create a customized modeling workbench. Learn more about what Sirius can do for you and do not miss the free SiriusCon conference coming up next month

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SwanseaCon 2016: Sander Hoogendoorn – Closing Keynote – Beyond breaking bad

Sander Hoogendoorn - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:59
Here’s the video for my closing keynote on #beyond #agile at SwanseaCon in Swansea, Wales from September 2016.
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Efficient Model Partitioning for Distributed Model Transformations

Software Modeling Blog - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 01:54

We propose a data distribution algorithm for declarative model transformation based on static analysis of relational transformation rules.

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Microservices talk at GeeCon Prague 2016

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:50
Was happy to do a highly entertaining (according to a nice attendee) talk on my personal experience in microservices over the past three years at the GeeCon Prague 2016 conference. Got really great feedback (best show at the conference) and many, many intersting questions. Thanks guys! Anyway, here’s the slidedeck for my talk. If you have additional questions, please send […]
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MDE4EDU – Towards a Corpus of Use-Cases for Model-Driven Engineering Courses

Software Modeling Blog - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 23:56

We have embarked on a project to find (and/or define) good use cases for teaching several flavours of model-driven /model-based engineering. Do you want to join us?

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SwanseaCon (Swansea, Wales. September 2017. Opening keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Mon, 10/10/2016 - 14:17
It’s still early but I’ve already been invited to do the opening keynote at the next edition of SwanseaCon, to be held in September 2017 in the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, Wales. Third year in a row.. Topics might be organizing self-steering teams or continuous delivery. See more swanseacon.co.uk
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Closing Keynote, SwanseaCon.  Beyond breaking bad

Sander Hoogendoorn - Sat, 10/08/2016 - 19:44
Here’s the video of my closing keynote from #SwanseaCon, Wales on beyond #agile. https://youtu.be/czudJ6O8i9k
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Nationale Software Quality Conference (Ede, The Netherlands. March 2017. Opening keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 15:46
Another keynote! Second year in a row that I will be doing the keynote at the Nationale Software Quality Conference, held at De Reehorst in Ede. Different topic this year: teams. Was a fun networking event last year, hope to have the same opportunities in 2017. See more Nationale Software Quality Conference
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TopConf (Linz, Austria. February 2017. Keynote)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 15:42
After doing the keynote at SWQD in Vienna in 2016, TopConf in Linz will be my next keynote in Austria. The topic is microservices. I will also do another talk on agile as well. See more TopConf.
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TI Conference Days (Antwerp, Belgium. November 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 14:45
For the fifth (or maybe even sixth) year in a row I will do a talk at the TI Conference Days in Antwerp at the Karel de Grote Hogeschool. I usually run out of time on doing this talk as I always take an additional 30 minutes to convince the students that being a software developer is the best career […]
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Landelijk Architectuur Congres (Amersfoort, The Netherlands. November 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 14:25
Although it took the organization seven years to re-invite me back to the Landelijk Architectuur Congres (LAC), which is basically an conference for enterprise architects, this year I will be doing a microservices talk. See more Landelijk Architectuur Congres (LAC).
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CodeMotion Milano (Milan, Italy. November 2016)

Sander Hoogendoorn - Fri, 10/07/2016 - 08:21
The day after I will present a full day training course on microservices in Rome, I will do a talk at CodeMotion Milano on the same subject. See more: milan2016.codemotionworld.com
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Sparx Enterprise Architect 13 Beta Released

Unified Modeling Language (UML) Zone - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 17:15
With the modelling strength and flexibility of UML 2.5, combined with a rich toolset, Sparx Enterprise Architect (EA) 13 Beta is a model driven, team-based, lifecycle development platform. This beta release includes hundreds of new enhancements and technologies for distributed agile modelling and design, cloud-based project management and integrated simulation, software and database engineering. The main new features in Sparx Enterprise Architect (EA) 13 Beta are: * Ribbon Interface * Project Management using Kanban * SysML Simulation * Time Modelling * Improved Linux & Mac Compatibility
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No Magic Partners with Jama

Unified Modeling Language (UML) Zone - Wed, 10/05/2016 - 17:12
No Magic and Jama Software have announced a partnership. This partnership results from the increasing demand on organizations to connect teams within an ecosystem of tools and processes specific to requirements solicitation and design. The two companies will work with mutual customers to enhance product quality and speed of delivery through requirements and modeling collaboration. The partnership is expected to expand over time to include integrations and flows based on customer needs. Because both partners believe in open standards, such as REST API, OSLC and ReqIF, there are multiple opportunities for ...
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