EIP to bridge the gap between EA and Development ?

This post introduces the EIP Designer project I work on for some months now (see https://github.com/lbroudoux/eip-designer and http://www.enterpriseintegrationpatterns.com for introduction on EIP). Full content has now been moved for to an article at InfoQ. You can now found the whole article named “EIP Designer: Bridging the Gap Between EA and Development” here : http://www.infoq.com/articles/eip-designer. Feel … More EIP to bridge the gap between EA and Development ?

Launching Acceleo generation from Maven – take 3

Last year, I’ve wrote a post on Launching Acceleo generation from Maven. This was actually a second post on this topic – second post introducing multi Acceleo generators project build. Things run well during this post redaction but after some weeks and colleagues tests, I realized that Acceleo had some limitations that made this build … More Launching Acceleo generation from Maven – take 3

Generating SOA contracts with Obeo SOADesigner

I have dealt last weeks with evaluating SOADesigner (see http://marketplace.obeonetwork.com/module/soa) as a complementary solution of a traditional Enterprise Architecture Management suite we are using at day work. One of our goals when deciding to use this suite was to minimize the gap between architecture analysis and realizations by generating and managing SOA assets such as … More Generating SOA contracts with Obeo SOADesigner

Some thoughts on testing Acceleo Java generators

I’ve tried the last few weeks to found the best way to write automated tests for my Acceleo generators and have come to some thoughts and findings that may be interesting. The first resource I found on the subject was this Tumblr post from Stephane Begaudeau about how unit testing the Acceleo templates and queries. … More Some thoughts on testing Acceleo Java generators

Launching Acceleo generation from Maven – take 2

Just before summer vacations, I’ve wrote a post on Launching Acceleo generation from Maven and that seems to interest many people out there. Many questions came out on configuration details, encountered problems, compatibility issues with Tycho system and so on … So here’s a short sequel to introduce a repository I put on GitHub in … More Launching Acceleo generation from Maven – take 2

Building and applying UML profiles with Obeo UMLDesigner

UMLDesigner (see http://marketplace.obeonetwork.com/module/uml) is the “new kid of the block” in the Uml designers family. Based on Eclipse tooling, the solution is backed by Obeo a french enterprise behind the Eclipse Modeling initiative. It is definetely the solution to consider if your want a lightweight designer integrated into your development stack. Earlier versions of this … More Building and applying UML profiles with Obeo UMLDesigner