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Domain Specific Languages in Practice

by Ivo Damyanov, Mila Sukalinska
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 115 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Ivo Damyanov, Mila Sukalinska

Ivo Damyanov, Mila Sukalinska . Domain Specific Languages in Practice. International Journal of Computer Applications. 115, 2 ( April 2015), 42-45. DOI=10.5120/20126-2205

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author = { Ivo Damyanov, Mila Sukalinska },
title = { Domain Specific Languages in Practice },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 115 },
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issn = { 0975-8887 },
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Over the last three decades, an increasing number of languages used for designing and developing software have been created. Software developers gain the benefits of combining multiple programming languages and paradigms in application development, as a result the so-called language engineering approach can be outlined. It involves Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs) and automatic code generation. This paper offers a brief review of the use of DSL as a modeling and programming language and it tight connection with automatic code generation. The evolution of the developed software product requires evolution of the domain-specific language as well. Some of the risks of abandoning of DSLs during development are discussed.

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Metaprogramming DSL code generation language engineering modeling.