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Episode 136: Past Present and Future of MDA with David Frankel

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Episode 136: Past Present and Future of MDA with David Frankel

In this episode, Dirk talks with David Frankel, resident Metamodeller and MDA expert at SAP Labs LLC, SAP’s subsidiary in the Silicon Valley. Dave’s extensive experience provides a big picture, from the early days of CORBA all the way to current issues that are bugging most enterprise architects’ work with MDA.

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Episode 120: OCL with Anneke Kleppe

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Episode 120: OCL with Anneke Kleppe

In this episode we’re talking to Anneke Kleppe about model-driven software development and language engineering. We start with her involvement in the creation of the Object Constraint Language (OCL) and discuss the intial expactations, actual experiences, and the place of OCL in the current day. From here, Anneke talks us through her take on the formative years of UML and MDA. From here, we expand to the realm of Domain-Specific Languages and Anneke discusses their place in software engineering in general and why we should expect DSLs in significant numbers to become a common sight.

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Episode 117: Bran Selic on UML

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Episode 117: Bran Selic on UML

In this episode we’re talking to Bran Selic of Malina Software about modelling in general and UML2 in particular. Bran covers the basics of modelling, the history of UML, and what’s new in UML2.

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Episode 107: Andrew Watson on the OMG

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Episode 107: Andrew Watson on the OMG

This episode is a discussion with Andrew Watson, Technical Director of the Object Management Group.
The episode is structured into five parts. We start with the history of the OMG and its early work. Then we look at the set of standards it has been (or is currently) working on. Next is a discussion of the standardization process used by the OMG, including the much-debated topic of compliance testing. We then look at OMG’s relationship to other standards bodies (W3C, OASIS). Finally Andrew and I briefly discuss our common passion, gliding :-)

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