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From Dan Haywood <...@haywood-associates.co.uk>
Subject Re: A DSL for Apache Isis programming?
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:26:27 GMT
On 3 October 2012 15:08, Minto van der Sluis <minto@xup.nl> wrote:

> Hi Dan,
>
> If Xtext is a class then XCore is an instance. In fact Xcore is probably
> implemented using Xtext.
>

Yeah, that's what I kinda guessed.


>
> For Isis you can create a whole new DSL unknown to others or you can
> reuse existing DSL's like XCore to populate the meta model.
>




>
> Another interesting project to have a look at is Mod4j -
> http://www.mod4j.org/
>
>
I see that mod4j builds on top of XText.  But it's code generation of the
various layers of the architecture is a solution to a problem that the
naked objects pattern already solves (we just do that gumph at runtime, not
compile-time).

And, as you say, it looks like it might have died as a project.

So... still think that XText is the place to start with this.

Thx for the discussion on this; interesting!

Dan

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