Glenn Engstrand

Tag: real-time communications

Ten things I learned while writing a Model Driven Software Development system for Google Closure

If you are considering the development of a MDSD system, then avoid making some costly mistakes by learning these ten lessons that I learned when I wrote a MDSD system that generates web 2.0 apps based on Google Closure and XMPP. If you can keep it simple, keep it useful, provide an editor, provide importers, generate clean code, automate the entire build process, and decouple both GUI and data store, then you’ll have a really cool tool.

The Making of the Conversational Content Management Beta

With online collaboration such as Google Apps, the users get no clear clues as to who to authoring now. There is a chat area where participants can discuss the content but it does not directly become the content itself. With CCM, the content authoring medium is basically a chat room. People discuss the topic and a chat reporter records the conversations then distills it down to an actionable summary.