Tag Archives: Xtext

The DSL implementation work

I started to experiment Domain-Specific Language (DSL) implementation two weeks ago. The tool I use is antlr v3. We know that Xtext, TCS, Boo are good DSL toolkit. The reason why we don’t use them for now, is because you … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Oslo as a Domain Modeling Language

I watched a good demo about M language from Microsoft. The link is listed below: Modeling: Transformation and Constraints http://www.langnetsymposium.com/2009/talks/37-PaulVickDavidLangworthy-M.html As I watch the demo video, I start to realize that DSL and domain modeling may be two things, but … Continue reading

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How to kick off textual Domain Specific Languages (DSLs)?

I am playing with DSLs. As a developer without too much language/compiler experience, it is not easy to get started. Fortunately, my friend Yu has a lot of experience, and Internet is another resort for resources. So, it becomes a … Continue reading

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Reading notes: Textual DSLs and eclipse modeling (part 2)

Part 1 of the notes is located at http://www.frankdu.com/weblog/archives/46 The relative presentation slide is located at openArchitectureWare.org. 23. In XText, you start to work with defining concret syntax. 24. For existing meta model, use importMetamodel directive. Use preventMMGeneration to prvent … Continue reading

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Reading notes: Textual DSLs and eclipse modeling (part 1)

The relative presentation slide is located at openArchitectureWare.org. Part 2 of the notes is located at http://www.frankdu.com/weblog/archives/52 Below are my reading notes for Textual DSLs and text modeling in eclipse. I haven’t finished the ppt slides. Therefore, this is only … Continue reading

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Video Demo of External DSL by oAW Xtext

These three videos are very helpful: http://www.openarchitectureware.org/screencasts/externaldsl_part1.htm http://www.openarchitectureware.org/screencasts/externaldsl_part2.htm http://www.openarchitectureware.org/screencasts/externaldsl_part3.htm

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Some Links for Domain Specific Languages

I am looking into DSL (domain specific language) recently. There are a few links below, bookmarked for my own convenience: Language Oriented Programming: The Next Programming Paradigm A good paper introduction to DSL. The language is plain, vivid, and easy … Continue reading

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