[forge-dev] Forge'in ahead with JBoss Tools

Keith Babo kbabo at redhat.com
Wed Apr 4 10:00:50 EDT 2012

On Apr 4, 2012, at 9:53 AM, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:

>> One thing I was planning on discussing with Lincoln and the Forge roadmap is around the idea of "Forge as a 4GL" - at the moment it feels mostly like a static code generator - which has the problem of schema changes.   But Forge as a 4GL could be more responsive, almost "runtime" code generation.  More like what you get in the Rails world.  :-)
> This is exactly where I hope  Forge will *not* go.

Yep.  I like Forge a lot for getting up and going.  It's quite good at that and there's a clear need for it.  IMHO, Forge as a 4GL would be really tough to pull off and would take users' attention off of what Forge is best at.  

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