TechEd Europe 2007

For those big into Software Factories in Europe – it is TechEd Developers in Barcelona again! (November 7th) There are a few sessions on factories, including ours "ARC 301 – Build Your Own Software Factory" Software factories are emerging automation and guidance tools that address many of the chronic problems in building software for our…

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EFx Factory Futures

Well, its time to (officially) announce the end of further development of the EFx Factory prototype! and open a new chapter on software factories for our customers. [In actual fact, not really hot-off-the-press news, this post has been pending getting published for some months now.] The pioneering work on EFx has not been in vain. The…

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FAQ - How does EFx Factory differ from the Web Service Factory?

Naturally, I get asked this all the time. What are the differences between the ‘EFx Factory’ and software factories such as the ‘Web Service Software Factory’ from patterns & practices? [Now, I do need to say this, I do work closely with the patterns & practices teams who built Service Factory, in fact, I am…

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The Factory 'Meta-Model'

Hopefully in previous posts I have been able to help de-mystify what exactly the factory schema is and how you should be thinking about it. If you are still confused about how to build a factory and how to create the factory schema, you are not alone. My good friend Ed Bakker and I have been…

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The Web Service Software Factory (Service BAT)

Very recently p&p announced the ‘Web Service Software Factory’ (formerly the ‘Service BAT’) to the public community (official announcement here). The name is still not nailed down yet, but its drawing in close. A number of us in the community have been busy helping the p&p team refine the requirements and design of this guidance…

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