I still have plans to eventually revisit my mobile app project for IT departments that need intelligent email monitoring, but I had been dragging my feet since I wasn’t looking forward to all the hard work and hours of debugging…until now! With the recent news, I’m starting to hope that any problems integrating Xamarin with Outlook and Azure will be gone in the near future.
Now I can write about Part 3, where I actually get the thing to work right!
In my fourth professional article, I describe how metadata-driven design can be employed to create a dynamic DSL that serves as a business rules language, one simple enough to be a tool for your company’s users. Again, I must give many thanks to the staff at InfoQ for taking the time to help with this submission. If you support business users who are constantly involved with the daily ingestion and maintenance of enterprise data, they might just thank you if you create a DSL for them!
Go check it out!
Metadata-Driven Design: Creating an User-Friendly Enterprise DSL
Aaron Kendall shows how to build a domain-specific language for a saavy but non-technical crowd which enforces the rules that apply to our business domain.