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Top 5 modeling posts of the year (2016 edition)

Over 300.000 visitors stopped by this site in 2016 . Let's see what their favourite content was (among all posts written during this same year). This is your chance to discover (or reread) them!

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

Low-code platforms, the new buzzword

The rise of low-code platforms, the latest reincarnation of model-driven engineering and code-generation tools

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

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

Modeling languages in Pinterest

Check our pinterest site and recommend other models / modeling languages and software development cartoons that you would like to see there

Open Postdoc Positions

Quick note to let you know that there are currently a couple of open calls for postdoc positions that you could apply for if you'd like to work with us.

Want to become a full professor on a Model-Driven Engineering chair?

École des Mines de Nantes in partnership with Inria are hiring a full professor on Mines de Nantes - Inria chair in Software Engineering and Model-Driven Engineering

Mendix (a “MDD company”) raises $25M in funding

By now, I guess you all know already that Mendix has closed a $25 million Series

Towards the standardization of a web modeling language

Marco Brambilla and Stefano Butti have launched an initiative to make WebML a (OMG) standard modeling

Microsoft dropping Quadrant – Another step backwards in its MDD strategy

After “refocusing” Oslo (in short, the Microsoft strategy for model-driven development consisting in the M modeling

Rule Interchange Format is now a W3C Standard

W3C announces the publication of a new standard for building rule systems on the Web: Rule

Jolt awards for the best design and modeling tool

EMF4CPP (a C++ implementation of EMF)

EMF4CPP (formerly Ecore2CPP) is a C++ implementation and type mapping for the Eclipse Modeling Framework core, the Ecore metamodel.

UML still dominating the MDE job market

A quick look at the MDE keywords appearing in job offers show that UML is still

Combining Model Driven Engineering and Cloud Computing: MaaS (Modeling as a Service)

After a first brainstorming session , we have developed our ideas about how cloud computing can

Impact of having a blog post appearing in DZone (and similars)

Last week, my interview on TextUML was promoted to the “popular links” category in DZone a

OMG initiatives in the health domain

IT news online reports about the collaboration between the OMG (Object Management Group) and HL7 (Health

Essential – A new MDD workbench proposal

According to Pedro J. Molina (well, and many others, including myself) "the quality and the applicability of the MDD tools is the main stopper when considering applying MDD for a software development project"

Call for Action: Setting UML Free- the WebUML initiative

The WebUML initiative wants to set UML free , that is, to release it from the

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