Domain-specific language for generating administrative process applications

Ismael Jerez-Ibáñez, Inmaculada Medina-Bulo, Antonio García-Domínguez

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Abstract

Some organizations end up reimplementing the same class of business process over and over from scratch: An "administrative process", which consists of managing a structured document (usually a form) through several states and involving various roles in the organization. This results in wasted time that could be dedicated to better understanding the process or dealing with the fine details that are specific to the process. Existing virtual office solutions require specific training and infrastructure and may result in vendor lock-in. In this paper, we propose using a high-level domain-specific language to describe the administrative process and a separate code generator targeting a standard web framework. We have implemented the approach using Xtext, EGL and the Django web framework, and we illustrate it through a case study.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationroceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
PublisherSciTePress
Pages178-183
Number of pages6
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)978-989-758-111-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event5th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Milan, Italy
Duration: 6 Jul 20158 Jul 2015

Symposium

Symposium5th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Abbreviated titleBMSD 2015
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period6/07/158/07/15

Keywords

  • business modeling
  • code generation
  • domain-specific languages
  • model-driven engineering

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    Jerez-Ibáñez, I., Medina-Bulo, I., & García-Domínguez, A. (2015). Domain-specific language for generating administrative process applications. In roceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design (Vol. 1, pp. 178-183). SciTePress. https://doi.org/10.5220/0005886801780183