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I will model your software for 5 USD

Well, I will NOT but Fiverr has plenty of people willing to take modeling gigs for as low as five dollars. Should I be happy that UML is getting popular enough to generate interest in Fiverr?

100 Essential Software Engineering Quotes on Instagram

Over one hundred key quotes to remember when learning and practicing software engineering

My new site on Software Engineering (in Spanish)

Do you want to learn Software Engineering? Do you speak Spanish? If so, this site is for you

Modeling & development tweets in Spanish

Quick shout-out to all my Spanish-speaking twitter followers: you can now follow the “spanish-version” of my

Glossary of modeling terms

Contribute to our glossary of software modeling / model-driven terms . You can do it through the github repostory created to support this effort.

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

Metrics and charts to see the evolution of the WordPress codebase

5 people are responsible for more than 50% of all commits in WordPress. Read this & other metrics giving you a better picture of how the WP code has evolved

In 2008, I bought a book titled “PHP 6”. Six years later, PHP version is still 5.5

On the slow evolution of the PHP language (at the very least at the eyes of an "outsider" to the PHP community)

JavaScript is taking over the Internet – the WordPress example

JavaScript is "invading" many PHP-based existing projects. As an example, we show the evolution of JavaScript code in WordPress

World Wide Modeling: The agility of the web applied to model repositories

A new initiative that distributes models in the form of model fragments linked together just as web pages can reference each other

Lyrical flowcharts

LucidChart (one of the most popular web-based modeling tools) is creating youtube videos showing popular songs

A better understanding of Drupal module interactions thanks to UML

You already know that I dropped Drupal to move to WordPress but this doesn’t mean I’m

Migrating Drupal 6 to WordPress 3

Learn how to migrate from Drupal to WordPress. Free Java program to perform the migration (source code available!)

Feature Matrix summarizing existing Language Workbenches

Pedro J. Molina has posted a very useful summary of the main features of all language

Modeling Safe Interface Interactions in Web Applications

My colleague Marco Brambilla has just presented our tool demo (Marco Brambilla, Jordi Cabot, and Michael Grossniklaus.

A periodic table of visualization methods

Via Robert Clarisó , a link to a nice periodic table of visualization methods . The

Oryx – a web-based and wave-based BPMN editor

UPDATE: Oryx has been discontinued. Its most direct descendant is the commercial product Signavio (still ofering

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

Some thoughts on simplifying the OCL

Jonathan Musset has just written a blog post on “Simple OCL” where he summarizes our discussion

Sample UML interview questions (what NOT to ask IMHO)

I was today glancing through several pages (like this one and this one ) collecting UML

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