A Tutorial Introduction to Graphical Modeling and Metamodeling with CINCO

  • Michael Lybecait
  • Dawid Kopetzki
  • Philip Zweihoff
  • Annika Fuhge
  • Stefan NaujokatEmail author
  • Bernhard Steffen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11244)


We present a tutorial introduction to the usage of Cinco, our framework for the generation of graphical development environments, highlighting two recent additions: the possibility to bringing any Cinco-based graphical modeling language into the web, and a graphical editor for meta modeling. All the discussed features are illustrated step by step along the development and evolution of the WebStory, a simple education-oriented modeling language for adventure games.


Abstract tool specification Domain-specific languages Metamodeling Simplicity Graphical modeling Bootstrapping Web-based modeling environment Language-driven engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lybecait
    • 1
  • Dawid Kopetzki
    • 1
  • Philip Zweihoff
    • 1
  • Annika Fuhge
    • 1
  • Stefan Naujokat
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bernhard Steffen
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair for Programming SystemsTU Dortmund UniversityDortmundGermany

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