MDA Distilled

Stephen J. MELLOR, Kendall Scott, Axel Uhl, Dirk Weise

  • 出版商: Addison Wesley
  • 出版日期: 2004-03-13
  • 售價: $1,500
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,425
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 176
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0201788918
  • ISBN-13: 9780201788914

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Table of Contents:

List of Figures.

Organization of This Book.

Frequently Asked Questions.


1. Introduction.

Raising the Level of Abstraction.

Raising the Level of Reuse.

Design-Time Interoperability.

Models as Assets.

2. MDA Terms and Concepts.


Metamodels and Platforms.

Mapping Between Models.

Marking Models.

Building Languages.

Model Elaboration.

Executable Models.

Agile MDA.

Building an MDA Process.

Executing an MDA Process.

3. Building Models.

Why Model?

Abstraction, Classification, and Generalization.

Subject Matter and Language Abstraction.

Model Projections.

Models and Platforms.

Using Models.

4. Building Metamodels.

Why Metamodels?


The Four-Layer Architecture.

MOF: A Standard For Metamodeling.

Using Metamodels.

5. Building Mappings.

Why Mappings?

An Informal Example.

Mapping Functions.

Query, Views, and Transformations (QVT).

Scenarios for Mappings.

Merging Mappings for Weaving.

Using Mappings.

6. Building Marking Models.

Why Marks?

Marks and Marking Models.

Applying Marks and Marking Models.

Relating Marks and Model Elements.

Other Marks.

Mark and Marking Model Implementations.

The Theory of Marking Models.

Using Marks.

7. Building Languages.

Why Build a Language?

Who Defines a Language?

WhatÕs In a Language?

Building a Language Using MOF.

Building a Language Using Profiles.

Building Graphical Notations.

Using Languages That YouÕve Built.

8. Elaborating Models.

Why Elaborate Models?

Managing Manual Changes to Generated Models.

Reversibility of Mappings.

Incorporating Legacy Code.

Using Elaboration.

9. Building Executable Models.

Why Executable Models?

Executable UML.

The Execution Model.

Translating Models.

Model Compilers.

Using Executable UML.

10. Agile MDA.

Why Agile MDA?

Agile Methods.

Models, Models, Models.

Design-Time Interoperability Revisited.

Using Agile MDA.

11. Building an MDA Process.

Why Build an MDA Process?

How to Approach the Problem.

Charting the MDA Process.

Identifying Models.

Identifying the Metamodels and Marking Models.

The Long and the Short of Mapping Chains.

Constraint Propagation and Verification.

Using an MDA Process.

12. Executing an MDA Process.

Formalizing Knowledge.

Building Bridges.

An Example Model-Driven Process.

Iterating the Process.

Testing the System.

Executing an MDA Process.

13. The Future of MDA.

Why Not MDA?

The Importance of Standards.

Building a Tool Chain.

Working with Models-as-Assets.

Beyond UML.

Back from the Future.