Matt Deacon's digestive blog

Architectural ruminations

May, 2005

  • Agile, DSLs and XP2005

    At the DSLs workshop the other week Alan Wills said he'd be at XP2005 and I thought I'd pass on the message about the workshop he's doing with Steven Kelly of MetaCase, on June 20, "Agile development with Domain Specific Languages". They're looking at...
  • Threat Modelling

    The PAG team have just delivered guidance on an approach to threat modelling for Web applications with integration into MSF Agile. It helps you model your security design so that you can expose potential security design flaws and vulnerabilities before...
  • Guidance Automation Toolkit - first look

    The GAT has landed (See Tom’s blog)! Ok, so I might have been a little late on this news – but it’s been a busy week! I spent the first half of it in a three day workshop with the Cambridge research team who are working on DSLs and Software factories...
  • Enterprise Architect Conference Europe 2005

    Just while it's on my mind I thought I'd remind people that the EA Conference is not far off so you best think about booking if you haven't already. With acts like John Zachman and Richard Buchanan not to mention the likes of Mike Platt speaking how can...
  • A short history of GAT

    I love the article that Wojtek has put up about the development history of GAT (The microsoft PAG Guidance Automation Toolkit). It is a class example of cross team collaboration and success between the PAG and DSL teams at microsoft. A genuince example...