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Dynamic Component Gluing

  • Linda Seiter
  • Mira Mezini
  • Karl Lieberherr
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1799)

Abstract

Frameworks elevate encapsulation and reuse to the level of large-grained components, namely groups of collaborating classes. The abstract collaboration defined in a framework is easily customized by an application through static subclassing. However, this implies non-independent development of the application and framework models and excludes the possibility of dynamically deploying the framework. We propose the dynamic composite adapter design pattern, which employs the use of Java inner classes to achieve dynamic, modular, non-invasive, component adaptation. We also present a new scoping construct for succinctly defining dynamic adaptation of Java components.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Seiter
    • 1
  • Mira Mezini
    • 2
  • Karl Lieberherr
    • 3
  1. 1.College of EngineeringSanta Clara UniversitySanta ClaraUSA
  2. 2.College of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of SiegenGermany
  3. 3.College of Computer ScienceNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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