We have applied AOCE at the component requirements and specification, design, implementation and run-time deployment levels. The following sections briefly describe and illustrate AOCE in use for these phases of the software component development lifecycle. Further uses of AOCE may include testing components by generating test plans and oracles from aspects, further dynamic configuration support, semi-automated translation between aspect ontologies, and use of AOCE techniques with various 3rd party component development methods and implementation technologies.
Figure 1. Requirements-level component aspect specfications (from ).
Figure 2. Design-level components and aspects in JViews (from ).
Figure 3. JViews framework classes for aspect codification (from ).
Figure 4. Examples of run-time use of aspects.
Figure 5. Human-readable aspect detail information.
Figure 6. Searching an aspect-based component repository.
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