AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPES FOR DOMAIN MODEL VALIDATION

António Miguel Rosado da Cruz, João Pascoal Faria

Abstract

This paper presents an approach to domain models validation with customers, end users and other stakeholders. From an early system model that represents the main domain (or business) entities in a UML class diagram, with classes, relationships, attributes and constraints, it is automatically generated an interactive form-based application prototype supporting the basic CRUD operations (create, retrieve, update and delete). The generated form-based user interface provides some features that are derived from the model’s constraints and increase the prototype usability. This prototype allows the early validation of core system models, and can also be used as a basis for subsequent developments. The prototype generation process follows a model-driven development approach: the domain model, conforming to a defined domain meta-model, is first transformed to an application model, conforming to a defined application meta-model, based on a set of transformation rules; then a generator for a specific platform produces the executable files (currently, XUL and RDF files).

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Miguel Rosado da Cruz A. and Pascoal Faria J. (2008). AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPES FOR DOMAIN MODEL VALIDATION . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-52-4, pages 206-213. DOI: 10.5220/0001887402060213


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@conference{icsoft08,
author={António Miguel Rosado da Cruz and João Pascoal Faria},
title={AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPES FOR DOMAIN MODEL VALIDATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2008},
pages={206-213},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001887402060213},
isbn={978-989-8111-52-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF INTERACTIVE PROTOTYPES FOR DOMAIN MODEL VALIDATION
SN - 978-989-8111-52-4
AU - Miguel Rosado da Cruz A.
AU - Pascoal Faria J.
PY - 2008
SP - 206
EP - 213
DO - 10.5220/0001887402060213