open source Archive

Interview with Gaël Blondelle on Eclipse and its modeling ecosystem

To talk about the Eclipse modeling ecosystem, we are joined today by Gaël Blondelle, Director of European Ecosystem Development at the Eclipse Foundation.

Interview with Francis Bordeleau on Papyrus, “the” modeling platform in Eclipse

Learn more about the past, present and future of Papyrus and the industry of software /systems modeling in general.

Ericsson Modeling Days

A new edition of the Ericsson Modeling days is coming up. A unique opportunity to meet with plenty of companies interested in model-driven engineering

Over one million visitors for the site (even if it took me 7 years)

Some stats on what we have accomplished in these seven years online plus the five posts that got the most visits in one single day ever

Very Large Community-based Software Development – ERC proposal

Full research proposal on the study of Open Source communities Following up on our introductory post

Transparency and Democracy in open source: Not what you thought

We're trying to get funding to study how existing knowledge in political science, social science and economy can be adapted to improve open source software development (making the word "open" count for real, beyond the code itself). But to make this possible we need your feedback!

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!

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

Software architecture of nine open source projects

Collection of architectural descriptions of open source software systems written by students from Delft University of Technology during a master-level course

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

Governance Rules for Open Source Software Systems (slides)

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

Grabbing objects with Scrall

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

Introducing the Scrall action language … under construction

Leon Starr introduces a new Executable UML action language named Scrall: Starr's concise relational action language

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.

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

Leon Starr’s Executable UML and Action Language blog

Leon Starr's tips on open source model driven software development, Executable UML and a better action language.

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

An open source model obfuscator

A simple tool to eliminate sensitive information from your models. One less excuse for industrial partners unwilling to share their models (but still asking us to do relevant research!)