Saturday, 16 October 2010

Model Analysis / Transformation

Here are a bunch of links which are interesting:

Friday, 2 April 2010

The passionate programmer by Chad Fowler

I was thinking a lot about the different attitudes IT professionals have regarding the business they are doing. Some work 9 to 5 doing the tasks they have been asked to do while others are continuously rethinking and improving  their work. The book 'the passionate programmer' by Chad Fowler gives various insights on this topic. So if you want to make a difference in your work - read the book and apply the stated actions. And - if you have lost the passion for programming or IT - it may be the time to move on ...

Friday, 5 February 2010

Enterprise Model Repository

An interesting blog post about using CDO, EMF and alike to create an enterprise model repository can be found here

Sunday, 10 January 2010


Versioning is a tricky thing. Versioning systems usually do not know the semantics of the things they version. The determine differences based on syntactic issues. The question is if a change in the whitespace (e.g. a new blank) should really be treated as a new version.
This sounds like a non-issue. The problem is that there may be simple rules in place which say that each change in the sources has to be tested. The implication is that just a little bit of prettyprinting or fixing spelling in comments is considered a change.
I think we need semantic version control systems going forward .....