Constructing domain-specific design tools with a visual language meta-tool

Nianping Zhu, John Grundy, John Hosking

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Abstract

Collaborative, visual design tools are typically difficult to build and evolve. We describe a meta tool for specification and generation of multiple view, multiple user visual design tools. The tool permits rapid specification of visual notational elements, underlying tool information model requirements, visual editors, the relationship between notational and model elements, and behavioural components. Tools are generated on the fly and can be used for modelling immediately. Changes to the meta tool specification are immediately reflected in any tool instances.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th International Conferences on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2005
PublisherRheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen
Pages139-144
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event17th International Conferences on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2005 - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 13 Jun 200517 Jun 2005

Conference

Conference17th International Conferences on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2005
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period13/06/0517/06/05

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