Software Factories Redux

Don has a great post on where the p&p team are going with Software Factories and GAT/GAX. No doubt we’ll be talking to those good folks about how they can take advantage of new features in DSL 2010 in their 2010 versions of Factories.   Technorati Tags: Software Factories, VSX, T4, DSL Tools

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TellMe Voice Studio Beta1

I just noticed that the good folks over at TellMe (a relatively new bit of Microsoft) have shipped a beta of their Voice Studio voice application dev tool, based on DSL Tools.  Very cool indeed! (I seem to be saying this a lot lately) I love the process of developing voice apps – One of…

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T4 Adoption continues with ASP.Net MVC Tools

Ok, the big guns are pitching in now 🙂 Hot on the heels of the tooling for LINQ-to-Entities folks adopting T4 for their next release, comes another. Scott Guthrie just blogged about a new RC of ASP.Net MVC that will shortly be coming along.  It’s a long post, but down in the section on view…

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Gnomz Software’s Viewpoints for Visual Studio

Graham from Gnomz Software pinged to mention his company’s DSL-based viewpoint business modeling system. Check it out: Technorati Tags: DSL Tools,VSX,Visual Studio Extensibility

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CSLAFactory.net

Josef Eissing and Marcel Binot just dropped me a note to say that they’d released a CTP of their new DSL for working with Rocky Lhotka’s popular CSLA application framework.  Having played Killer Bunnies with Rocky one time, I thought I’d better give it a mention.   You can find more detail at http://www.cslafactory.net  …

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Web Service Software Factory Modeling Edition Customization via Avanade

Gerardo de Geest  and Gerben van Loon of Avanade have a great new MSDN article… Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition, also known as the Service Factory, is a collection of resources to help you model and build Web services for Windows® Communication Foundation (WCF) and ASMX in an easy and efficient way. The main…

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Team Architect Case Study with Software Factories

More catching up.  I was asked about case studies in my webcast today. A good while ago, Clemens announced that Microsoft and Sogeti published a full case study of using the DSLs in Visual Studio 2008 Team Architect Edition in the financial sector. Technorati Tags: DSL Tools,Visual Studio 2008,Architecture

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Help in tackling the hard problem of model<–>code synchronization

As we discuss in Chapter 8 of our book, it’s a relatively taxing problem to do high fidelity synchronization of code and models in the cases where there’s some abstraction gap between the two. Jean-Marc Prieur of the DslFactory community in France has a project called DslFactory Utilities up on CodePlex that contains a framework…

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Web Service Software Factory: Modeling Edition

Plenty has been said about this around the web, but it’s pretty exciting that the first p&p Software Factory with a substantive DSL Tools component is now live. You can find The MSDN homepage at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb931187.aspx The main CodePlex site at http://www.codeplex.com/servicefactory Apart from being a fantastic example of a rich factory, it has plenty…

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Next release of the DSL Editor PowerToy

While I’m linking to Jezz, I should mention that he has a groovy new release of the powertoy available. Here’s a picture showing a multi-view powertoy editor hosted as the main editing surface of a DSL Designer. Sweet stuff – this is really, really coming along nicely.

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