Eclipse News Desk
Lattix Joins Open Source Eclipse Foundation
Lightweight Dependency Model (LDM) Creates Blueprint of Mission-Critical Software
Jan. 3, 2006 05:15 PM
Lattix Inc. has joined the Eclipse Foundation. As an Add-In Provider member, Lattix is "committed to delivering the power of Lightweight Dependency Models (LDM) to formalize, communicate and control the architecture of Eclipse projects," according to a company statement.
Lattix has developed a new lightweight approach that utilizes system
interdependencies to create an accurate blueprint of large,
mission-critical software systems, the company says.
Lattix also says that its LDM is the first product to
use a dependency structure matrix for a highly compact and scaleable
representation of the entire system, providing high level visibility
for the entire development organization. Lattix LDM also incorporates
Design Rules to allow the formalization and automated enforcement of
subsystem interdependencies, including external libraries.
customers are very excited about having the capability in Eclipse to
map their application architecture to the actual code,” said Neeraj
Sangal (pictured), president and founder of Lattix. “They now will have the means
to test the architecture, detect violations while coding and prevent
“Our goal at the Eclipse Foundation has been to foster an open-source community that responds to the needs of commercial vendors and serves as a platform for innovation,” said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation. “The endorsement of Eclipse by Lattix will further extend the capabilities of Eclipse developers to visualize and maintain the architecture during application development.”