The Oslo team are implementing UML 2

Keith Short has announced that the next Oslo CTP will include support for loading UML models into the Oslo repository.  I’ve been helping Keith and his team to unravel some of the complexities of the UML specification.  As Keith says, in due course we plan to be able to store UML models created using the Architecture Edition…


VS 2010 DSL SDK Beta1

Following close on the heels of VS2010 Beta1, we’ve announced the corresponding DSL SDK (oh those acronyms) – see Jean-Marc’s blog.


Ages of silence

I see I haven’t written anything here since February.  I’ve been very busy on two main fronts – lots of work on getting Team Architect ready for Beta 1 of Visual Studio Team System 2010, as well lots of work on making changes to the Components part of the forthcoming UML 2.3 specification. Well, Beta…


Alan is blogging again

Alan Cameron Wills has started blogging about UML for Agile Development. This should be interesting.


Explicit Design

Cameron has been blogging about new features in our product.. In a recent post he used the term Explicit Design.  I’ve been reflecting on this, and I like it. In software development we really do need to capture design data that is not just the code, but should be saved and versioned just like the code.  What do we…


Architecture Edition Videos

If you want more details about the tools we’re building, Cameron Skinner gives an overview of the next version of Team System Architecture Edition.  Mark Groves explains and demos the logical part of the story in Top-Down Design, and Suhail Dutta explains and demos the physical part of the story with Bottom-Up Design.  All are to be found…