Lightweight Approach to Connect Business Rules with Aspects


Aspectual connection that compose business rule, refers to the code in charge of not only triggering the application of the rules at certain events, but also gathering the necessary information for their application and incorporating their results in the rest of the core application functionality. We propose an approach to connect business rule with aspect systematically. This approach is agile, programming language-independent, business rules type independent and it can be used in different stages of development. This approach considers the identification, analysis and construction of connections with aspects, (aspectual connection). We use our experience and previous works to define the initial steps, and complete them with the analysis of interactions and propose methods to implement aspectual connections code. We have developed a tool that supports this approach.

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S. Casas, C. Marcos, C. Fuentes, J. Enriquez and G. Vidal, "Lightweight Approach to Connect Business Rules with Aspects," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 2, 2012, pp. 76-84. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2012.52012.

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