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Henshin is an in-place model transformation language for the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF). It supports direct transformations of EMF model instances (endogenous transformations), as well as generating instances of a target language from given instances of a source language (exogenous transformations). Its main features are:

Basic transformation definition and execution

  • Rule-based transformation paradigm with units for managing control flow of rules
  • Graphical and textual syntax, based on a transformation meta-model
  • Native support for endogenous transformations; support of exogenous transformations via traces
  • Efficient in-place execution of transformations using a dedicated interpreter with debugging support


Advanced rule definition

Integration with other tools



Henshin transformation editors     Henshin state space explorer

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