What’s wrong with ATL? (or model transformation languages in general)

Is ATL as good as it seems? Or still has some major problems to overcome? And other languages as well? Have your saying! E.g. I miss a live coding environment!

Programming & Modeling links of the week (11/11/2015)

Some links to tools/posts/news I've found interesting these past few days, including the models for the martian movie, a model api from Mendix and more!

Vasa – the ship built without models that sank

Another example of why modeling is so important. A simulation of the ship models would have prevented it from sinking in its first trip

Funded PhD position on Software Engineering in Barcelona

Announcing PhD positions in a variety of software engineering research lines (formal methods, software analytics, model-driven,...) at UOC in Barcelona

What would you ask Richard Soley (OMG Chairman & CEO) ?

OMG is the most influential organization in the modeling world. Imagine you had the chance to meet his chairman and ceo. How would you react?

Automatic Code Generation for Cross-platform, Multi-Device Mobile Applications

Analysing the different code-generation strategies that companies can follow to simplify the development of cross-platform mobile applications

Distributed Model-to-Model Transformation with MapReduce

Overcome the limitations of executing model transformations on large models by distributing them on top of a mapreduce infrastructure. We've done for ATL!

SQL Database for your Git repository (slides)

Export your Git repositories to a relational database for a simpler data analysis using standard SQL tools. Easy integration with other tools

Security in Java-based web applications – survey results

Definition of security policies is perceived as an important activity by developers, but at the same time they say it's complex and error prone. Read the full results

EMF views (database views ported to the modeling world) – ER 2015 slides available

Slides of our work on EMF Views – A View Mechanism for Integrating Heterogeneous Models presented