OutSystems Awarded Patent for the Agile Platform’s Visual Difference and Merge Function

New patent supports agile application development and automates a model based source control capability

San Ramon, CA, 22ndJune, 2010

 

This patent covers a key part of functionality in our model based development platform necessary for more complex enterprise software development projects. Not only will it add value to OutSystems as a company asset the patent will help us protect unique functionality needed to support enterprise application development efforts.

Antonio Melo, VP of Engineering for OutSystems

OutSystems, provider of the industry leading Agile Platform application development environment, announced today they have received notification of award for a patent covering the Agile Platform’s visual difference and merge functionality across application model versions.

OutSystems, provider of the industry leading Agile Platform application development environment, announced today they have received notification of award for a patent covering the Agile Platform’s visual difference and merge functionality across application model versions.

The US Patent (No. 7,735,062) covers the working process of managing model versions, recognizing differences across versions and visually alerting the developer of the differences so they may direct the proper merge actions to produce an updated version of the model.

The functionality effectively provides a model based source control capability across model versions facilitating collaborative use of a computer design model and allowing teams to work faster with less risk.

OutSystems has three additional outstanding patent applications for other unique aspects of the Agile Platforms’ functionality for supporting enterprise application development.

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Patent; application development, agile development, web development, model driven development, source control.

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