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MMT/QVT Declarative (QVTd)

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Presentation

The Declarative QVT component aims at providing a complete Eclipse based IDE for the QVT Relations (QVTR) language. This goal includes all development components necessary to the QVTR developpment and facilitate its extensibility and its reusability.

The Declarative QVT IDE should provide:

  • a dedicated perspective
  • an advanced editor with auto-completion, syntax coloring, outline...
  • an execution environnment implementation
  • an integrated debugger

Specification

The base working document of this component is the OMG specification ptc/07-07-07 (Meta Object Facility (MOF) 2.0 Query/View/Transformation Final Adopted Specification).

The QVTR project includes a special developpement documentation to exhibits:

  • specification deviance (and explanations)
  • specification interpretation
  • specification issues

This page is a summary of specification related developpement choices. Its main purpose is to a base of discussion with the community. For any feed back on those pointsi is welcome. Please use the M2M newsgroup for the questions and the Bugzilla for issues.

Status and Roadmap

History

Date Task
Wed Feb 20 2008 Compiler
Tue Mar 4 2008 Programmatic compilation launching
Tue Mar 4 2008 Compilation test cases
Tue Mar 6 2008 Compilation examples

Currently working on

  • Compiler improvement
  • Programmatic transformation launching
  • Documentation
  • Abstract Syntax implementation

Things to do

Task First Version Release
Editor integration Jun 2008 Jun 2008
Debugger integration Sep 2008 Jun 2009
UI Launcher Jun 2008 Jun 2009
Project nature Jun 2009 Jun 2009

Team

The Declarative QVT project is developped by Obeo.

The intitial commiters are:

Questions and discussions about Relational QVT usage

Questions and discussions about the usage of Relational QVT should take place on the eclipse.modeling.m2m Eclipse newsgroup for the M2M project (more details about this newsgroup there), of which QVTR is a component. Please, remember to prefix the subject of your Relational QVT-related posts with [QVTR].