• February 27, 2009 27 Feb'09

    How you can learn M Grammar for Oslo modeling

    Today, when developers want to create a new way to describe a domain, such as all of the attributes of a contact, they use XML, which forces the developer to tolerate a lot of angle brackets. The new MGrammar (Mg) from Microsoft promises an ...  Continue Reading

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    SOA Pattern of the Week (#3): Domain Inventory

    Association of SOA projects with the infamous "Big Bang" approach is misguided, writes Thomas Erl. You need not carry out an enterprise-wide adoption of SOA in order to realize its benefits. This is the very reason the Domain Inventory pattern ...  Continue Reading

  • February 20, 2009 20 Feb'09

    Frameworks and Methodologies and Styles, Oh My!

    A recent spat centered on the question as to whether the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) was relevant to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). One perspective was that as an Enterprise Architecture (EA) framework, DoDAF was at a ...  Continue Reading