Date: December 5, 2006 at
Location: Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus), room T117
OCLUG is a volunteer organization, and we are going to spend 15 minutes talking about our volunteer needs.
Many embedded developers view the Unified Modeling Language (UML) with
disdain as just a bunch of bubble diagrams. In fact, with the recent
introduction of version 2, UML now incorporates the key concepts used by
former local firm ObjecTime in their product for real-time and embedded
software development. It is now possible to develop and maintain complete
applications, with all the code, using UML 2.
I propose to do a presentation for the December meeting describing these concepts, and how I have implemented them in my open-source project Xholon. It will conclude with a demo of Xholon. This will start with a short session with a third-party UML 2 tool, will continue through code generation, to running the generated application using the Xholon runtime framework.
Ken Webb has worked for over 25 years in the Ottawa high tech and consulting community. He was an employee of ObjecTime for several years where he became intimately familiar with the UML 2 concepts. He is the author of a published book, Oracle Distributed Systems: A C programmer's development guide. He has a BA in Cognitive Science from Carleton University, and an MSc from the Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems program (Informatics Department) at the Univerity of Sussex in England. He is currently the architect of the Xholon open-source project.
Algonquin College is close to the corner of Woodroffe and Baseline and right across from the Baseline transitway station. Room T117 is in Building T. Free parking is available in lots 8, 9 and 12 after 5pm.