JSEA  Vol.7 No.5 , May 2014
Assessing a Model-Driven Web-Application Engineering Approach
ABSTRACT

Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) by reframing software development as the transformation of high-level models, promises lots of gains to Software Engineering in terms of productivity, quality and reusability. Although a number of empirical studies have established the reality of these gains, there are still lots of reluctances toward the adoption of MDE in practice. This resistance can be explained by several technological and social factors among which a natural scepticism toward novel approaches. In this paper we attempt to provide arguments to help alleviate this scepticism by conducting an assessment of a MDE approach. Our goal is to show that although this MDE is novel, it retains similarities with the conventional Software Engineering approach while automating aspects of it.


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Fatolahi, A. and Some, S. (2014) Assessing a Model-Driven Web-Application Engineering Approach. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 7, 360-370. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2014.75033.
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