December 16, 2016
by Markus
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Metamodeling vs Metaprogramming: A Case Study on Developing Client Libraries for REST APIs

Abstract—Web-services with REST APIs comprise the majority of the programmable web. To access these APIs more safely and conveniently, language specific client libraries can hide REST details behind regular programming language idioms. Manually building such libraries is straightforward, but tedious … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
by Markus
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Publish or Perish on My Phone

In academia quantitative assessment of researchers by numbers of publications and citations becomes increasingly important. Indizes like the Hirsch-index (a.k.a h-index) allow to summarize those numbers into a single digit (hopefully your h-index has more than one digit).  With “Publish or Perish” Anne-Wil Harzing … Continue reading