VISUAL COMPOSITION OF COMPONENT SYSTEMS

Hans Albrecht Schmid, Christian Martin Baranowski

Abstract

Component composition has been remaining over a decade a (design) concept, but not found its way into practical programming which is usually still done in the classical reference-based way. A new generation of component languages like ArchJava has pushed forwards composition of subcomponents. But these languages fall back into class-based programming of methods when Java program code is to be written e.g. as a filter among subcomponents. In contrast, the CompJava Designer, a graphical editor, allows constructing relatively complex and distributed component systems for practical applications by a seamless visual composition process. It uses extended UML 2 component diagrams that allow visualizing the compositional structure of components in order to better understand and communicate it. The designer is based on the component language CompJava that has introduced component fragments and plugs as means for composing a component both from subcomponents and structured units of code.

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Albrecht Schmid H. and Martin Baranowski C. (2008). VISUAL COMPOSITION OF COMPONENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-8111-28-9, pages 131-139. DOI: 10.5220/0001764701310139


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@conference{enase08,
author={Hans Albrecht Schmid and Christian Martin Baranowski},
title={VISUAL COMPOSITION OF COMPONENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},
year={2008},
pages={131-139},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001764701310139},
isbn={978-989-8111-28-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
TI - VISUAL COMPOSITION OF COMPONENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-8111-28-9
AU - Albrecht Schmid H.
AU - Martin Baranowski C.
PY - 2008
SP - 131
EP - 139
DO - 10.5220/0001764701310139