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Summary of Selected Papers

The UML/P is a realization of a subset of the modeling languages of the UML with particular focus on applicability for programming, i.e., modeling of software systems (the "P" in UML/P stands for "suitable for programming"). It comprises the following types of UML diagrams:

  • Class Diagrams
  • Object Diagrams
  • Statecharts
  • Activity Diagrams
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • OCL

These languages can be used individually as well as in a coherent language family that allows to connect models of different sublanguages into a well structured, conceivable specification of complex systems.

This constitutes a powerful way of describing software systems on various levels of abstraction and using different views. In addition, it is possible to use Java expressions to enrich the models with implementation details. As such, the UML/P forms the foundation for applied Generative Software Engineering.

The UML/P is available from the MontiCore Website as an Eclipse plugin featuring syntax-aware editors for the various types of diagrams. We have successfully deployed the UML/P for generatively creating various kinds of software systems. This spans from database schemes over web applications up to entire data management desktop applications. The UML/P is in continuous extension by interesting new features.

Below we provide a selection of relevant publications about the UML/P as well as related interesting topics. Please also note the MontiCore Website for details on the technology as well as access to the UML/P itself.

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