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2008 1st International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation (2008)
Apr. 9, 2008 to Apr. 11, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3127-4
pp: 541-544
ABSTRACT
The Java Modeling Language (JML) is a behavioral interface specification language (BISL) designed for Java. It was developed with the aim of improving the functional software correctness of Java applications. The JML compiler(jmlc) generates bytecodes that use the Java reflection mechanism and data structures not supported by Java ME applications. In order to overcome this limitation, we proposethe use of AspectJ to implement a new JML compiler, which generates an instrumented byte code compliant with both Java SE and Java ME applications. The paper also includes a comparative study to demonstrate the quality of the final code generated by our compiler. Results indicate that the overhead in code size produced by our compiler is very small, which is essential for Java ME applications.
INDEX TERMS
Aspect-Oriented Programming, AspectJ, Design by Contract, JML compiler, JML language
CITATION

R. Lima, H. Reb?lo, S. Soares and M. Corn?lio, "A JML Compiler Based on AspectJ," 2008 1st International Conference on Software Testing, Verification, and Validation(ICST), vol. 00, no. , pp. 541-544, 2008.
doi:10.1109/ICST.2008.14
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