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Issue No.04 - July/August (2009 vol.26)
pp: 39-46
David H. Lorenz , Open University of Israel
Assaf Pinhasi , Pontis
Many see a great future for domain-specific software development. Yet, the path to fulfilling the potential of domain-specific languages on a large scale remains largely uncharted. This article presents ModelTalk, a model-driven framework for DSL-based development. ModelTalk can be used to produce a product line of commercial business support systems for the telecommunications industry.
ModelTalk, domain-specific languages, model-driven development, software product lines
Atzmon Hen-Tov, David H. Lorenz, Assaf Pinhasi, Lior Schachter, "ModelTalk: When Everything Is a Domain-Specific Language", IEEE Software, vol.26, no. 4, pp. 39-46, July/August 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.97
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