software engineering Archive

Writing business logic in UML with Cloudfier

Cloudfier implements executability on top of the UML standard. Code generators in Cloudfier share a common interpretation of UML, eliminating the ambiguity

Are Cloudfier applications models or programs?

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

Improving Languages: usage patterns to the rescue (slides)

My take on how to uncover language usage patterns (and how to use them to improve the language definition itself). Talk at PAME 2015

Grady Booch on the Future of Software Engineering (video and highlights)

Video and Highlights of Grady Booch's keynote at ICSE 2015. I was there and I can tell you this is a video you want to see right now.

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!

Governance Rules for Open Source Software Systems (slides)

The slides of our proposal to enable the explicit definition and enforcement of governance rules in

My research lines (March 2015 Edition)

Some pointers to my current research lines on model-driven engineering (and software engineering in general)

Negative Results in Empirical Software Engineering – EMSE Special Issue

Negative or null results are hardly ever published though they are important in showing the paths which did not pay off. This special issue is a first step to change this

What’s the bus factor of your software project?

What if your software project loses the best developer? Who is the developer you can get rid of? With our tool, we help you answer these questions

Becoming an ICREA Research Professor – Goodbye Nantes, Hello Barcelona

It's been seven years since I left Barcelona. After two in Toronto and five in Nantes, I'm now heading back home to lead a new group in Software Engineering