Candle is an experimental project based on the DSL Tools consisting to model a multi-layers application and to generate application code.
This sample is used to promote dsl tools
It implements some good practices of the layered architecture
and show you how create a specific model to generate application code.
- Multi views
- Dependencies management using a public repository (not provided in this release)
- Code generation uses strategies (You can create your own strategy) - Available strategies are nhibernate, wcf, static factory
- Dependency properties (specific to a strategy)
- Entities can be created directly from a database
Watch the 2 webcasts
showing you how to use it to create a wcf server and a the associated client.
Dependencies graph on the repository
The dslfactory community (http://www.dslfactory.org
) is a (French) community about DSLs, GAT, and more generally the Visual Studio extensibility. We have already provided introductory sessions to the DSL Tools, for example at the Microsoft France TechDays 2007, and a big DSL Tools Lab.