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ATL EMF Transformation Virtual Machine (research VM)

Since 2011, the ATL tools include a research VM (EMFTVM), which allows for experimentation with advanced language features. Currently, these features include:

  • New bytecode format with explicit representation of rules
  • Compiler defined as higher-order ATL transformation
  • Multiple rule inheritance
  • Module import that works with rule inheritance
  • Closures
  • Multiple dispatch for helper methods
  • Lazy implementation of OCL collections

EMFTVM is currently only available from ATL CVS, but will be included in the next ATL release (3.3). As a temporary measure, EMFTVM can be downloaded as an ATL add-on for ATL 3.1 or up from http://soft.vub.ac.be/soft/research/mdd/emftvm