Session Title Introduction to the Microsoft Oslo Modeling Platform

Session Type Tutorial

Duration 75 minutes

Session Description

In this session we will give an introduction to Microsoft Oslo. Oslo is the codename for the upcoming Modeling Platform which was announced last October at the Microsoft Professional Developer conference in Los Angeles. Oslo is a rich modeling platform that allows you to define and work with textual and visual domain specific languages. In this tutorial, we will teach you to write DSL’s in M, Oslo’s modeling language and show you all components Oslo consists of, in an interactive demonstration.

Speaker(s) Felienne Hermans (Delft University of Technology)
Felienne Hermans graduated in October 2008 from Eindhoven University of Technology and is currently is a PhD student at TU Delft, doing research in the field of model driven engineering in industry. Felienne has extensive experience in teaching programming and is an international judge for Lego Mindstorms competitions.

Gerben van Loon (Avanade)
Gerben van Loon is a Consultant at Avanade (a Microsoft and Accenture joint venture) specializing in software factories and domain-specific languages. He started using Microsoft DSL-Tools back in 2005 with the early CTPs and has been building Domain-Specific Languages (DSL's) closely together with Microsoft since then. Gerben has written various articles on Software Factories for national and global magazines and has presented at numerous Dutch universities about raising the level of abstraction.

Intended Audience Beginners and upwards