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This page lists things people would like to see addressed/fixed in MoDisco.

Contents

Infrastructure

Model Browser

  • Possibility to give parameters to queries executed from the browser
  • The concept of "profile" to group a list of Facets and UICustomizations (to be able to apply them at once).
  • Refactoring writing facility : to be able to register successive user actions in Model Browser (attributes modifications, drag and drop, ...) and to automatically traduce them in an ATL (or Java) file (in generalizing : an action on an instance will become a rule on the associated metaclass). It is a kind of macro registering mode just as in VBE (Word, Excel, ...).

Discovery Manager

  • A wizard to create "Discovery" project (plug-in project, with dependencies to modisco.common.core and to modisco.discoverersmanager)
  • A "global" discoverer which automatically detects from a project which resources can be analyzed by available discovers. The result could be displayed in a wizard which allows selecting the discoverers to launch.
  • Add a generic parameter to manage an input monitor (IProgressMonitor). Goal is to be able to manage cancel action when a discovery process has been correctly encapsulated into a Job. -> implies to refactor existing discoverers to check cancel flag.
  • A parameter to specify the destination of the result

Miscellaneous

  • Provide a MoDisco perspective


Technologies

An Eclipse component

  • a metamodel of an Eclipse project
  • a discoverer to create a model out of an Eclipse project


Use cases

  • M2M heuristics in existing Java->UML chain for filtering Java classes/interfaces and obtain lightweight UML models from huge Java legacy (criteria : util classes, ihm classes, low references/lines number, ... etc)
  • JUnit 3 -> JUnit 4 automated refactoring