Framework Evolution Tool

Mariela Cortés, Marcus Fontoura, Carlos Lucena
2006 Journal of Object Technology  
Framework development is very expensive, not only because of the intrinsic difficulty related to capturing the domain knowledge, but also because of the lack of appropriate methods and techniques to support the evolution of the framework architecture. Extension rules in combination with the refactoring approach can be used to support framework evolution, assuring consistency with the previously instantiated applications. In this paper we present a refactoring tool that has been extended to
more » ... rt most complex refactorings to implement the extension rules. This feature allows framework redesign and evolution that are consistent with its application instances. FRAMEWORK EVOLUTION TOOL 102 J OURNAL OF OBJECT TECHNOLOGY
doi:10.5381/jot.2006.5.8.a3 fatcat:4jdpf7cy45bkfoyfk7mm3wrzxq