|Session Title||What’s new in the DSL Tools and T4 in Visual Studio 2010
The DSL Tools have been part of Visual Studio since 2005. A number of new features and improvements will ship in the next version of Visual Studio in response to requests from customers inside and outside Microsoft. Jean-Marc will be discussing and demonstrating some of the new features, which include support for inter-model references, the ability to extend DSL designers after they have shipped, data-binding to models, read-only models, pre-compilation of T4 templates, and a number of other user-interface enhancements.
|Speaker(s)||Jean-Marc Prieur (Microsoft)
Jean-Marc Prieur is the Program Manager of Microsoft's DSL Tools Team, itself part of the Visual Studio Team Architect Edition.
After studying at the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (Supelec), and gaining a Master of Science at Caltech (focusing on Concurrent Computing and Computational Neural Systems), Jean-Marc worked for the French Navy managing Operational Research and Simulation. He is passionate about software modelling, in particular graphical software modelling, meta-modelling and code generating. He is also an extremely passionate early adopter of DSL Tools. Jean-Marc founded the French DSL community with a group of friends, which ran several labs, workshops on DSL Tools, and a VSX Day in Paris (http://www.dslfactory.org). He joined the Cambridge Visual Studio Ecosystem Team in March 2008 as a Program Manager, and is working with to add new features to DSL Tools.