Issue No. 04 - July/August (2009 vol. 26)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2009.92
Jonathan Sprinkle , University of Arizona
Marjan Mernik , University of Maribor
Juha-Pekka Tolvanen , MetaCase
Diomidis Spinellis , Athens University of Economics and Business
Domain-specific techniques provide a high-level specification for software systems. The technology's foundations have been developed over the last few years. However, domain-specific techniques aren't a panacea, and deciding whether investment in them is merited is an important step in understanding their benefits.
domain-specific modeling, domain-specific languages, software engineering
J. Sprinkle, D. Spinellis, J. Tolvanen and M. Mernik, "Guest Editors' Introduction: What Kinds of Nails Need a Domain-Specific Hammer?," in IEEE Software, vol. 26, no. , pp. 15-18, 2009.