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Save the date EA Best Practice Days 10-11.04.2018 in Nürnberg

Nach dem großen Erfolg und den vielen positiven Rückmeldungen zu den ersten beiden Auflagen der «Best Practice Days» gibt es im 2018 die Fortsetzung! Mit diesem jährlichen Event schaffen wir die persönliche und interaktive Plattform zur Enterprise Architect Community. Dienstag, 10. bis Mittwoch, 11. April 2018 in Nürnberg NH Collection Hotel Nürnberg City.

Der erste Tag ist den Praxis- und Fachbeiträgen gewidmet, der zweite Tag reserviert für Schulungen rund um den effizienten Einsatz der Modellierungsplattform.
Berichte aus der Praxis, Fachbeiträge rund um neue Funktionalitäten, interaktive Schulungen und die persönliche Vernetzung mit anderen Enterprise Architects machen aus diesen beiden Tagen ein Muss für jeden, der die Plattform in seinem Unternehmen einsetzt. 

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Teilnahmegebühren:

109,– Euro für Best Practice Intro-Tag 10.04.2018 + Abendveranstaltung
650,- Euro für Best Practice Schulungstag 11.04.2018
699,- Euro Kombiangebot 2 tägig 10-11.04.2018
Teilnehmer welche die Veranstaltung über unseren Onlineshop bezahlen erhalten einen Rabatt.
Link für die Bezahlung erhalten Sie im Bestätungsmail nach Anmeldung.
In den Gebühren sind Speisen und Getränke während der Veranstaltung beinhaltet, jeder Teilnehmer erhält nach der Veranstaltung alle Vorträge (des gebuchten Pakets) und Informationen zur Verfügung gestellt.

TDSE 2017: Model Versioning in Product Line Development

Cost and innovation pressure are the key drivers for the switch to product line development. However, the hoped-for shortening of development cycles requires a close cooperation between platform development and the various customer projects. If these are complex products with a large number of components and supporting specialist groups, which previously worked on the basis of a common model, completely new challenges arise at the model level. The so-called “basic software”, which forms the basis of the individual product lines, as an independent platform to establish and adapt and extend it in individual customer projects, is not easily possible with today’s standard modelling tools.

In a joint presentation at TdSE 2017, Preh Car Connect and LieberLieber presented a concept for modelling with Enterprise Architect, which aims to work on different model versions in a distributed manner, but to keep the “basic software platform” always in a consistent state. The central idea of this concept is the application of existing approaches that have established themselves in the area of configuration management of source code.

Our presentation “Model versioning in product line development using Enterprise Architect and LemonTree” is available for download here:

https://customers.lieberlieber.com/Downloads/LemonTree/LL_PCC_TdSE17%20-%20Final.pdf

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Alf and fUML Open Source Reference new versions

We got news from Ed Seidewitz:

Version 1.1.0 of the Alf Open Source Reference Implementation is now available at http://alf.modeldriven.org. For release notes, see https://github.com/ModelDriven/Alf-Reference-Implementation/releases/tag/v1.1.0.

This release conforms to the recently adopted version 1.1 of the OMG Action Language for Foundational UML (Alf) standard, available at http://www.omg.org/spec/ALF/1.1. In addition to error corrections and clarifications, Alf 1.1 includes a number of important updates to the Alf language:

  • Added support for Real operators and standard model library functions.
  • Added new @indexFrom0 and @indexFrom1 annotations to allow switching between 0-based and 1-based indexing.
  • Added a new “null coalescing” operator.
  • Tightened multiplicity conformance rules and added tracking of multiplicity and typing of local names.
  • Updated mapping of instance creation expressions for active objects, to start classifier behaviors of parent classes.
  • Updated semantics to be based on fUML 1.3.

For a complete list of issues closed in Alf 1.1, see http://issues.omg.org/issues/task-force/ALF11.

This open source implementation of Alf is being developed by Model Driven Solutions and made available under the GNU General Public License v3. It is not officially endorsed in any way by OMG, but should be of interest to the OMG UML community. For immediate notification of new releases, register to “watch” the repository at https://github.com/ModelDriven/Alf-Reference-Implementation.

Version 1.3.0 of the Foundation UML (fUML) Open Source (Reference) Implementation is now available for download from http://fuml.modeldriven.org. For release notes, see https://github.com/ModelDriven/fUML-Reference-Implementation/releases/tag/v1.3.0.

This release conforms with the recently adopted version 1.3 of the OMG Semantics of a Foundational Subset for Executable UML Models (fUML) standard, available at http://www.omg.org/spec/FUML/1.3. In addition to bug fixes, fUML 1.3 includes the following significant changes from the previous version:

  • Added semantics for central buffer nodes and data stores.
  • Added semantics for call events, accept call actions and reply actions.
  • Added BasicInputOutput model library support for reading and writing reals.
  • Clarified that sending a signal is asynchronous from receiving the signal.
  • Updated activity execution semantics so that activity parameter nodes fire before other activity nodes.
  • Refactored and generalized handling of event occurrences.

For a complete list of issues closed in fUML 1.3, see http://issues.omg.org/issues/task-force/FUML13.

This open source implementation of fUML was originally developed by Model Driven Solutions under contract to Lockheed Martin Corporation and is now freely available under the Academic Free License v3. It is not officially endorsed in any way by OMG but should be of interest to the OMG and wider UML community. For immediate notification of new releases, register to “watch” the repository at https://github.com/ModelDriven/fUML-Reference-Implementation.

TdSE: Wir sind dabei

Als Platinpartner des TdSE 2017 freuen wir uns auf Ihren Besuch im Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum in Paderborn (8.11 – 10.11.). Besuchen Sie uns an unserem SparxSystems Software/LieberLieber Software Gemeinschaftsstand 12 und lassen Sie sich über die aktuellen Neuerungen rund um unsere Plug & Play Produkte LemonTree und Embedded Engineer informieren.

Und hören Sie sich den Vortrag „Modellversionierung in der Produktlinienentwicklung mittels Enterprise Architect und LemonTree“ an, den wir gemeinsam mit unserem Kunden Preh Car Connect halten werden. Der Vortrag (Partner Session 8) findet am Freitag, 10.11., um 11:45 Uhr im  Raum S3 statt. Nähere Informationen dazu: http://www.tdse.org/sessions/session/sparxsystems-lieberlieber-case-study.html

Wer darüber hinaus in eines unserer aktuellen Forschungsprojekte Einblick erhalten will, sei auf den Vortrag „Sequence Pattern Mining: Automatisches Erkennen und Auswerten von Interaktionsmustern zw. technischen Assets basierend auf SysML-Sequenzdiagrammen“ (Paper Session 1, Donnerstag, 9.11., 17.00 Uhr, Raum S1) von Alexandra Mazak und Manuel Wimmer (TU Wien) verwiesen. Dort wird in der Fallstudie der mobile Roboter PiCar vorgestellt, der von uns entwickelt und gebaut wurde.

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Doors for cats and dogs

Petwalk, the Austrian specialist for automatic dog and cat doors, is on an expansion course. In order to meet the strict safety regulations required for access to the American market, the company sought the support of LieberLieber. Together, we are now developing a model-based solution that demonstrably meets all safety regulations. Klaus Kindl, founder and managing director of Petwalk: “Our doors are subject to demanding security requirements similar to those that apply, for example, to passenger elevators. We must comply with requirements for both the electronic and mechanical components. We are very export-oriented and already deliver to more than 30 countries worldwide; however, in order to be able to export to more complex legal markets such as the USA, we had to start a re-engineering project.”

Read the story right here.

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