Thursday, December 16, 2004

Booch on Software Factories Vs MDA/UML

A Software Factory is a development environment configured to support the rapid development of a specific type of application. While Software Factories are really just the logical next step in the continuing evolution of software development methods and practices, they promise to change the character of the software industry by introducing patterns of industrialization. This is a methodology developed at Microsoft called Software Factories.

More on Software Factories at:

Grady Booch fires back on Software Factories in an article on IBM's developerWorks, responding to many of the claims put forth over Microsoft's software factories advantages compared to MDA using UML. Citing factual innacuracies and a confusion of the use of tools versus language definition, he points out several statements that he considers false. Read the complete article here.

Information Via: ServerSide.NET


vj said...

Have u used UIP Framework Architecture in any of your .Net projects ?

Mahalakshmi Natarajan said...

Nope, I haven't used UIP block but few of the other architectural patterns.

vj said...

? r they ?

Mahalakshmi Natarajan said...

What do u mean by "r they?", sorry, I didn't get you!