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Episode 172: Feature-Oriented Software Development with Sven Apel – Pt 1

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Episode 172: Feature-Oriented Software Development with Sven Apel – Pt 1

Sven Apel explains why developing software in a feature-oriented manner is so vital for us as software engineers and why objects are simply not enough.

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Episode 153: Jan Bosch on Product Lines and Software Ecosystems

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Episode 153: Jan Bosch on Product Lines and Software Ecosystems

This episode is a conversation with Jan Bosch about product line engineering (PLE). Jan has worked in various roles and industries and academia in the context of product lines. In this episode we look at Jan’s view of what is next for product lines: software ecosystems. What is their relationship to PLE and how should PLE change to remain relevant?

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Episode 58: Product Line Engineering Pt. 2

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Episode 58: Product Line Engineering Pt. 2

Variability is one of the key concerns in software product line engineering. The episode introduces the concepts of structural and non-structural (or configurative) variability. It also discusses how to find and model variability, and especially how to implement variability in the solution artifacts. Michael and Markus discuss a series of variability mechanisms that can be used with today’s programming languages and technologies.

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