tools Archive

Viewing Java code as a live model

What if you want to check something on your Java code that requires “understanding” Java? Your IDE may fail you but this live Java model will help

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

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

Sirius – The easiest way to get your own modeling tool

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

NeoEMF: a multi NoSQL Persistence Framework for Very Large Models

In this post we present our latests updates on NeoEMF, our solution to store and access

PlantUML – Rendering textual UML diagrams anywhere you want (+ SQL generation)

PlantUML is a textual UML tool to easily create and embed graphical UML diagrams wherever you need them

EMF-REST: Your models on the web via a RESTful API

EMF-REST generates truly RESTful APIs for your EMF models. EMF-REST complements the existing (Java-based) API generation facilities EMF already provides and extends them to the Web.

Pirate Robot: An e-learning game powered by online textual modeling with DSL Forge

Showing how online DSL workbenches can be used to easily build programming elearning games

Creative Leaf: Browser-based Creative Requirements Modeling

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

Interview with OutSystems, a model-driven company that raised $55M in funding

Last month, I woke up with the news that OutSystems Raised $55M For Its Rapid Application Delivery

UMLtoSQL, UMLtoSymfony/PHP and UMLtoDjango/Python are now open source and available in GitHub

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

Modeling Web APIs: your best choices

See what languages you could use to describe your next Web (RESTful) API and why this is so important to facilitate the consumption of your APIs

Modelling BPMN 2.0 with bpmn.io

bpmn.io has accomplished the creation of a free and open source platform for both experts and novices to model in BPMN 2.0. Discover it now!

Gitana: a SQL-based Git Repository Inspector

Export your Git repositories to a relational database for a simpler data analysis using standard SQL tools. With Incremental synchronization

Q: Accessible modeling tools for the blind

What's the best way for a visually impaired person to use a software modeling tool? Here we try to answer this question (or discuss why we can't provide one)

EMF Views – A View Mechanism for Integrating Heterogeneous Models

Modeling complex systems involves dealing with several heterogeneous and interrelated models defined using a variety of languages. Similarly to the concept of views in databases, we introduce EMF Views an approach for defining views on potentially heterogeneous models.

A Lightweight Metamodel Extension Mechanism

Using virtual models to transparently offer metamodel extensions that better adapt to your always evolving needs

A (pseudo) random instance generator for EMF models

Create random models to test your modeling tools. Make them as large as you need them to be. It uses uniform probability distributions to populate.

ATL#: an ATL parser for .NET

Ever thought about developing a parser for ATL? Well, they did and now explain how and why.

Add a governance.md file to all your OSS projects

Who decides what feature requests / bug notifications to accept (and how? when?). OSS should clearly define their governance model. We help them on this

10 JavaScript libraries to draw your own diagrams

A list of the best JavaScript drawing libraries we have found. With them you can easily bring your diagrams online!