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A Domain-Configurable Development Environment for Service-Oriented Applications
November/December 2007 (vol. 24 no. 6)
pp. 31-38
Philippe Lalanda, Laboratoire Informatique de Grenoble
Cristina Marin, Laboratoire Informatique de Grenoble
Composing software services requires solving both low-level technical problems and high-level semantic issues. Two complementary tools allow service composition within domains. The first lets users develop general service-oriented applications. It relies on the notions of abstract and concrete services and uses a generative approach to obtain executable applications. The second tool lets users define domain-specific knowledge and specialize the first tool for a given domain. The resulting domain-centric environment allows for abstract specifications of service-oriented applications. The authors have successfully used this environment to develop Internet gateways in the power-distribution field. This article is part of a special issue on service-centric software systems.

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Index Terms:
service composition, domain-specific tools, service-oriented computing, power distribution
Citation:
Philippe Lalanda, Cristina Marin, "A Domain-Configurable Development Environment for Service-Oriented Applications," IEEE Software, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 31-38, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MS.2007.154
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