Copenhagen Programming Language
Modelling Software and Forget about Programming!
Monday, November 3, 2008, 14:00-15:15
The IT University, Rued Langgaards Vej 7, DK-2300, Auditorium 2A.12
Today, there are many graphical modelling notations for software, and some tools that generate code from these models. The focus of most
tools, however, is on the structural aspects; the actual behaviour still
needs to be programmed by hand.
In some application areas, however, there are new technologies that
allow us to make software without programming a single line of code. One
example is Eclipse's Graphical Modelling Framework, which allows us to
implement graphical editors without any programming. Another example are
workflow management systems, which had the idea of "modelling only" 10 years ahead of time.
The first part of the talk gives a glimpse of how we could develop software in 10 years
from now -- without programming at all. It discusses the necessary
concepts and technologies, and we will see that the pieces for achieving
this vision are already there -- we only need to put them together.
In the second part of the talk we report on some approaches and intial experience with
behavioural models and their integration with existing code. One example will be aspect oriented modelling.
Scientific host:Thomas Hildebrandt Administrative host:
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