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Object Constraint Language, The: Getting Your Models Ready for MDA, Second Edition by Anneke Kleppe, Jos Warmer

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Foreword to the Second Edition

I first came in contact with model-driven architecture in 1998 when I started with a company called BoldSoft, which is now a part of Borland. Of course, at that time the term Model Driven Architecture (MDA) was not yet coined by the Object Management Group, and what we were doing does not directly match the MDA terminology as it is defined today in terms of Platform Independent Models and Platform Specific Models.

This was also my first contact with OCL. When I came to BoldSoft, they explained to me about their product, a framework for building applications based on UML models, and then they said, “Oh, and we have implemented this little language,” and they handed me The Object Constraint Language: Precise Modeling ...

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