ISIS-DM: the ISIS Data Model API
ISIS-DM is an API for:
- schema definition through classes, similar to modern OPFs (Object Persistence Frameworks) ;
- data extraction using operators and methods similar to modern collection and string handling APIs;
In other words, ISIS-DM allows programmers to express constraints and functionality similar to those of the CDS/ISIS Field Definition Table and the CDS/ISIS Formatting Language, but in contemporary, object-oriented programming languages.
The API aims to be database-independent. Objects defined in the ISIS-DM should be easily persisted in CDS/ISIS, CouchDB, MongoDB, Amazon SimpleDB and other semistructured databases.
schmatizer.py: analyze an ISIS-JSON dataset and generate an ISIS-DM schema from it
Paper (in English) accepted for publication on the XI WSL - Free Software Workshop, July, 2010
Short presentation (in Portuguese) made for the Google Open Source Jam in São Paulo, 14/Jul/2010