code_generation Archive

I failed to convince my students about the benefits of code-generation

I asked my students to use a code-generation tool to develop a simple CRUD-like application. This is what they have to say about the experience.

The Last One – A code generator for BASIC from 1981

Code-generators (or better said, the goal of simplifying the life of programmers) are as old as computer science itself. Check this code generator for the BASIC programming language.

Telosys Tools : the concept of “lightweight model” for code-generation

Telosys Tools ( is a simple and pragmatic code generator. Provided as an Eclipse Plugin (

Canappi (code-generation for mobile apps) is now open source

Jean-Jacques Dubray just announced his decision to open source Canappi, a cross-platform model-driven mobile application development

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

Long-time readers know that some time ago the portal included a set of online code generation

GenMyModel – Real online modeling (or so they say)

Check also the newest post on GenMyModel Thomas Legrand from Axellience presents today GenMyModel , a new

Release of EMFText 1.4.1, JaMoPP 1.4.0 and Refactory 0.9.0

Our friends at DevBoost have announced today the release of new versions of their tools for

Matrix – A New Abstract Modeling Language

Today, Mike Finn presents a new abstract modeling language called Matrix based on the Shlaer-Mellor Method.

Why did I fail with the online code-generation services – Advise(II): Don’t sell to developers

(cross-posted from the “Stories of a (failed) entrepreneur” blog) This is the second in a series

Code Generation 2012 – Programme available

You can now check the very interesting talks awaiting for you at this year’s edition of