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Concerning Concerns – An Architectural Walkthrough of the Business and Information Systems Arena

A discussion of architectural patterns from a modeling perspective. How modeling can help the organization of

Tagging the Model Zoo – Symbols for Model Conformance and Care

Washing symbols are a universal way to quickly explain key properties of a piece of cloth

Refactoring Modelling Technology – Say It Clear

The first step in refactoring modeling technology is to understand and tame language complexity. This post

Evolving Systems Paradigm – Product Line Engineering in Practice

System evolution is hard to manage unless done systematically. This is especially important in product line

Harvesting and Reimagining Modelling Technology – 25 requirements for a modeling biotope

Clearly, the huge potential of modeling has not come to fruition yet. Read on to see

Continuous Model-Driven Engineering

Keep reading to see how we managed to combine modeling and continuous delivery and how this

Cognifying Model-Driven Software Engineering – Extended version

Cognification is the application of knowledge to boost the performance and impact of a process.

Comparing Domain-Driven Design with Model-Driven Engineering

Model-driven engineering is the perfect complement to domain-driven design by providing DDD with the tools to

The secret life of rules in Software Engineering

Summary of my invited talk at the RuleML+RR conference where I discussed why rules are not

Smart Model Versioning

A new approach to bring the benefits of version control to models, implemented in the MetaEdit+

Convention over configuration – key selling point for MDE

Convention over configuration aims to simplify development by decreasing the number of decisions developers need to

Big Data and modeling: Are they mutually compatible?

Ten thngs to keep in mind when mixing modeling and big data. Modeling is as important

Low-code platforms, the new buzzword

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

What do their creators think about UML now?

A collection of UML opinions by the people that was there when the language was created.

Round trip engineering for dummies: a proposal

Some ideas to make round-trip engineering between UML and programming languages easier. Will this be

Not a programmer / coder, still a Developer

Are you a programmer or a developer? What's the difference (from our point of view)?

Modeling Cyber-Physical Systems – Panel at MiSE 2016

Looking at Cyber-Physical Systems from a modeling / software engineering perspective. What are the challenges and

Development practices at APSL, a SME that loves Python & Django

Learn why this SME uses Python/Django as preferred programming environment, how they use UML, the development

Modeling Web APIs: your best choices

See what languages you could use to describe your next Web (RESTful) API and why this

Is model-based science like model-based engineering? – The case of climate models

Lessons learnt after observing how scientits develop their climate models (and how we could help them)

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