Automatic Code Generation System for Transactional Web Applications

  • Hector FlorezEmail author
  • Edwarth Garcia
  • Deisy Muñoz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11623)


Every day new applications appear, but several of these applications usually share a lot of features. Some applications are based on frameworks; however, most features introduce a lot of source code impacting the performance of an application especially when the application is web-based. Thus, automatic code generators have gained attention in the last years because they provide the required elements to create automatically final applications without introducing a source code that is not part of the application model. In this paper, we present an approach to generate transactional web applications based on a conceptual model as the unique input. Through the conceptual model, modelers can specify the entities, attributes, and relations of the application. Then, the approach is able to generate: (a) the source code separated in UI, business, and persistence layers, (b) the DDL (Data Definition Language) scripts for the corresponding relational database, and a script to create corresponding UML diagrams.


Code generation Conceptual model Web application 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de CaldasBogotáColombia

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