Advantage Gen definition language, software
tool for rapid application development
which generates code from graphical business process models. Formerly called Information Engineering Facility (IEF) and produced by Texas Instruments
, it was then bought by Sterling Software, Inc.
who renamed it to COOL:Gen to fit into their COOL line of products. Computer Associates International, Inc.
then acquired Sterling Software, Inc.
, and renamed the tool "Advantage Gen".
In 2003, CA are supporting Advantage Gen and adding support for J2EE
, enhanced web enablement, Web services
, and .Net
Latest version: 6.5, as of 2003-04-14.