Category: SOA

Sparx EA Schema Composer Overview

Sparx EA Schema Composer Overview

When Sparx Enterprise 12 was release few months ago, I didn’t really rush to see what were the new features until I read this article about new Wireframes feature. This post can be considered as a continuation of my previous post ‘Deriving XML Schemas from your Information Model’, as this replaces the last step (where we generate …

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Deriving XML schemas from your Enterprise Information Model

Deriving XML schemas from your Enterprise Information Model

Following my post regarding Class Specialisation concept implementation in XML schemas,  I decided to give an overview of the end-to-end process for deriving XML schemas from an Enterprise Canonical/Information Model. As I’ve said before, I like to use the Object Management Group’s (OMG) Model Driven Architecture (MDA) approach because it promotes reusability through technology agnostic design …

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An approach to implement Class specialisation in XML schemas (XSD)

An approach to implement Class specialisation in XML schemas (XSD)

I’ve decided to write this quick post to share a practical approach that I suggested to a client in order to solve a specific issue when realising their logical Information Model (a.k.a Canonical Model/Common Information Model/SOA Information Model…) to XML schemas (used for their Service Contracts). Example scenario To illustrate a specialisation scenario for a Class …

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