opinion Archive

The day I asked Matt Mullenweg (WP founder) for 100.000 USD

WordPress Research Initiative - Pushing software engineering research into WordPress as a way to improve the WordPress source code and the way its developed

Is model-based science like model-based engineering? – The case of climate models

Lessons learnt after observing how scientits develop their climate models (and how we could help them) by Steve Easterbrook

Modeling Community: Why Model?

Why isn't modelling common place?. In this post I identify five main reasons we need to address to make modeling mainstream.

Modeling community: Are We Missing Something?

The problems are growing and MDx should be able to address the challenges more effectively than mainstream approaches. MDx must be the hottest ticket on the software planet then, right? Right?

Popularity will NOT bring more contributions to your OSS project

What makes an open source software successful (in terms of commits, contributors,...)? I have no idea but this post explains one thing that will NOT work

Are Cloudfier applications models or programs?

Reevaluating the 'models vs programs' discussion plus the benefits of developing with executable models

Objects and Relations in Scrall

Today is the day that we address the R in Scrall. And this week’s blog is

What is Cloudfier and why you may want to use it

Ever heard of Cloudfier? It is a tool for developing business applications based on executable models. But why would you want to do that? Keep reading!

Hopping lithely across relationships in Scrall

Leon Starr introduces a new Executable UML action language named Scrall: Starr's concise relational action language.This post focuses on hopping relationships

Grabbing objects with Scrall

This week we begin taking a look at Scrall action language examples. Today, we’re just going