Pattern Language for the Internal Structure of Metadata-Based Frameworks

@article{Guerra2013PatternLF,
  title={Pattern Language for the Internal Structure of Metadata-Based Frameworks},
  author={Eduardo Martins Guerra and Jerffeson Teixeira de Souza and Clovis Torres Fernandes},
  journal={Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={55-110}
}
Metadata-based frameworks are those that process their logic based on the metadata of classes whose instances they are working with. Many recent frameworks use this approach to get a higher reuse level and to be more suitably adapted to the application needs. However, there is not yet a complete best practices documentation or reference architecture for the development of metadata-based frameworks. This paper presents a pattern language that focuses on recurring solutions used in the internal… CONTINUE READING