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As we enter 2006, there’s nothing stopping the spread of Eclipse, the open source development environment. The steadily growing number of free and commercial plug-ins available attests to its success. It’s now time to report on our experiences in developing the visual rules plug-in for Eclipse. Caroline Buck (pictured) shows you how to steer clear of the pitfalls in development. The core idea of Innovations rule technology consists of two components: the graphical modeling of business logic and the generation of executable program code from the models. At the end of 2002 we decided to redesign our rule system. It was quickly apparent that the existing Java applications for modeling and for code generation should become an Eclipse plug-in or a whole range of Eclipse plug-ins. Experiences with the more monolithic architecture components up to that time led... (more)

Integrated IDE for Applications with Complex Business Logic

This article describes how the IDE can be utilized as a common platform for both developers and business experts, how the development process is accelerated, and how costs are reduced. The integrated IDE supports free choice of architecture for using business logic. WebSphere Application Developer (WSAD) is - like Eclipse and other IDEs based on Eclipse - a platform that can be complemented with different tools and customized to meet individual needs. A business rules system has been presented by a German software engineering company that is the first of its kind as a plug-in fo... (more)

Field Report on the Development of Commercial Plug-ins for Eclipse

Workspace – the final frontier? This is the year 2006, there’s nothing stopping the spread of Eclipse, the open source development environment. The steadily growing number of free and commercial plug-ins available attests to its success. It’s now time to report on our experiences in developing the visual rules plug-in for Eclipse. We'll show you how to steer clear of development pitfalls. The core idea of Innovations rule technology consists of two components: the graphical modeling of business logic and the generation of executable program code from the models.... (more)