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C# 3.0 Makes OCL Redundant!

Akehurst, David H., Howells, Gareth, Scheidgen, Markus, McDonald-Maier, Klaus D. (2008) C# 3.0 Makes OCL Redundant! Electronic Communications of the EASST, 9 . pp. 1-8. ISSN 1863-2122. (doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.9.103) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Other than its "platform independence" the major advantages of OCL over traditional Object Oriented programming languages has been the declarative nature of the language, its powerful navigation facility via the iteration operations, and the availability of tuples as a first class concept. The recent offering from Microsoft of the "Orcas" version of Visual Studio with C# 3.0 and the Linq library provides functionality almost identical to that of OCL. This paper examines and evaluates the controversial thesis that, as a result of C# 3.0, OCL is essentially redundant, having been superseded by the incorporation of its advantageous features into a mainstream programming language.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.14279/tuj.eceasst.9.103
Uncontrolled keywords: OCL, C#
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7880 Applications of electronics (inc industrial & domestic) > TK7885 Computer engineering
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Image and Information Engineering
Depositing User: J. Harries
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2009 10:21 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2019 08:20 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/15473 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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