New software generation book

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From: Tony Sloane <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 10:38:16 +1000
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: books
Posted-Date: 21 May 2007 21:30:43 EDT

Please excuse a small moment of self-publicity, but readers of this
list may well be interested in the following new book:

Generating Software from Specifications
Uwe Kastens, Anthony Sloane, William Waite
Jones and Bartlett, MA, USA
January 2007

Blurb: "Generating Software From Specifications discusses how to
leverage existing generation technology to achieve software reuse and
thereby reduce the cost and improve the reliability of software. The
authors approach can be applied incrementally, without disrupting
current projects or requiring changes in existing programs or
methodology. Robust, public-domain tools are available to support
these component-based software development techniques on a number of
levels, from simple turn key operations to custom software

The book is based on our experiences from creating and using the Eli
Language Processor Generation System over almost twenty
years. Examples and case studies are drawn from the Eli system, but
the techniques discussed can be applied in a large variety of

Full information including table of contents can be found at the
publishers website:

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