Now you have arrived to the heart of the matter, where we will give you the opportunity to gain a clear understanding of the tools. This will enable you to contribute to our NS Tools and to take part in improving them. For an in-depth look at the theory behind normalized systems, take a look at the book:
Mannaert, H., Verelst, J. & Bruyn, P. (2016). Normalized systems theory from foundations for evolvable software toward a general theory for evolvable design. Kermt: NSI-Press.
Expansion is typically run by using the expanders maven plugin:
The plugin works by reading an expansionSettings.xml, which is typically found in
You can learn how to write new expanders by following these tutorials.
How to create and implement new Expanders, which generate artifacts based on the model:
How to implement new Features, which inserts code in feature anchors in other Expanders:
How to define models for tests:
How to set up an expansion-resource project:
- Data Resources
- Option Type Resources
- Model Resources
- Class Path Dependencies for expansion-resources
- Extending web-styles