Wednesday, 30 January 2013

DSL Engineering

Domain Specific Languages and Language Based Software Engineering are important approaches and I would argue that Systems Engineering is a form of Language Engineering whether developers realise that they are doing it or not. Markus Völter has published a new book about DSL Engineering that should be essential reading for anyone who wants a thorough grounding in this subject and some of the supporting technologies.

A Cure for Death by Powerpoint

Franco Raimondi has blogged about The Nomadic Board which is an approach to make teaching and learning much more interactive. Linking technologies together as described is a great way to support problem driven teaching and learning where lecturer and student work together to develop the slides during the session.