An Agile and Extensible Code Generation Framework

  • Dimitrios S. Kolovos
  • Richard F. Paige
  • Fiona A. C. Polack
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3556)


Code generation automatically produces executable code by software. Model-driven code generation is currently the most flexible and scalable generative technique, but there are many complaints about the complexity it introduces into the development process, and the design decisions imposed on the code. Here, an agile code-oriented model-driven generative methodology is outlined that reduces complexity and allows the engineer to define the exact form of the produced code and embrace change in the requirements in an automated manner. A flexible tool, ECGF, supports this methodology, and a case study in rapid generation of large-scale HTML documents is outlined.


Code Generation Executable Code Agile Method Agile Development Document Object Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios S. Kolovos
    • 1
  • Richard F. Paige
    • 1
  • Fiona A. C. Polack
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of YorkUK

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