Eclipse QVT Operational 3.3.0 Release Review

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Release Review




This release contains a lot of enhancements on QVTo engine. Release increases performance of transformation execution and QVTo launch configuration UI.
It improves consistency of behavior between debug and non-debug launch configuration. Release fixes some major issues and ensures compatibility with Eclipse Kepler.

API Certification: 

The project leadership certifies that the APIs in this release are "Eclipse Quality".

Architectural Issues: 

There are no architectural issues for this project.

Security Issues: 

There are no security issues for this project.

Non-Code Aspects: 
  1. Build: QVTO releng system uses Buckminster to build on the hudson build server.
  2. Unit tests: Non-regression tests covers most of the Core part of QVTO. QVTO transformation engines, compilers, parser, formatter are covered by those tests. QVTO uses Compare framework to check model results.
  3. Code quality: Checkstyle is executed on a regular basic for each distinct plug-in. Profile is used on a regular basis to improve performances.


End of Life: 

There are no specific end of life concerns for this release.


QVTO is an implementation of the Operational Mappings Language defined by the OMG standard specification (MOF) 2.0 Query/View/Transformation.


The QVTO newsgroup (eclipse.qvto) is active, with about 150+ messages from the last release.

This release is part of Kepler.