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"The 4th OOPSLA Workshop on Domain-Specific Modeling"
Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications
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The 4th OOPSLA Workshop on Domain-Specific Modeling

Governor General Suite C
Sunday, 8:30, full day
 


 
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Juha-Pekka Tolvanen, MetaCase
Jonathan Sprinkle, University of California, Berkeley
Matti Rossi, Helsinki School of Economics

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~sprinkle/dsm04/

An upward shift in abstraction leads to a corresponding increase in productivity. In the past this has occurred when programming languages have evolved towards a higher level of abstraction. Today, domain-specific modeling languages provide a viable solution for continuing to raise the level of abstraction beyond coding, making development faster and easier.

In domain-specific modeling (DSM) the models are constructed using concepts that represent things in the application domain, not concepts of a given programming language. The modeling language follows the domain abstractions and semantics, allowing developers to perceive themselves as working directly with domain concepts. Together with generators and components DSM can automate a large portion of software production.

Workshop topics:

  • Industry/academic experience reports
  • Creation of metamodel-based languages
  • Novel approaches for code generation from domain-specific models
  • Issues of support/maintenance for systems built with DSMs
  • Evolution of languages in accordance with domain
  • Metamodeling frameworks and languages
  • Tools for supporting DSMs