cloud & web engineering Archive

UML to GraphQL (with some help from IFML)

Our approach to automatically generate GraphQL schemas from UML class diagrams (and IFML interaction models)

Automatic discovery of Web API Specifications: an example-driven approach

Our proposal to automatically infer OpenAPI compliant specifications for REST Web APIs from a set of examples of actual API calls

Model-based Analysis of Java EE Security Configurations

Our work helps security experts to visualize, (automatically) analyse and manipulate web security access-control policies, specially for Java EE

Lucidchart – an online modeling tool that just raised 36 million dollars

After their investment round, we catch up with Lucidchart's COO to see what we can expect from the Ludichart web-based modeling tool in the future

JSONDiscoverer: Visualizing the schema lurking behind JSON documents

New version of our tool able to infer the shared schema among a set of schemaless JSON Documents

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

Modeling in the Browser: What DSL Forge gives for free

A web front-end for your modeling software thanks to this technology to develop domain-specific language editors for web apps and cloud IDEs

Open data for all: an API-based approach (interested?)

A project proposal to make open data sources accessible to non-techincal people by using API techniques to unify and combine their knowledge

Recent developments in Cloud modeling – CloudMDE Workshop

Summary of the CloudMDE workshpo where we discussed the latest research results regarding the intersection of cloud and modeling / MDE

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

A short survey on security aspects in Java-based web applications – Help needed!

Help us (the researchers) to help you by answering this survey so that we can then target our security analysis algorithms to what you need!

Software Modernization Revisited: Challenges and Prospects

Interested in software modernization? (specially on migration legacy software to the cloud using model-based techniques). Read our lessons learnt as part of the Artist European project

WordPress Research Challenge – Your help needed

Have you done any research work using WordPress as case study? Or using any of the technologies that WP users (PHP, SVN, DBs,...). This will interest you.

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!

6 new DSLs to model cloud applications

Discover a set of new DSLs aimed at facilitating the specification of all aspects of cloud-based applications

JSDB.io – A catalogue of the best JavaScript libraries, plugins and frameworks

Complete database of clientside JavaScript libraries with interesting stats and information for each of them

Composing JSON-based Web APIs

We keep on working on our research work about the discovery of implicit schemas from JSON

Interaction Flow Modeling Language (IFML) – Quick reference card

As we have already explained before, IFML (Interaction Flow Modeling Language) is a very recent OMG

JointJS: JavaScript diagramming toolkit

Guest post by David Durman on JointJS, a JavaScript Diagramming tool (if interested in the topic