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X-MAN tool is the tool developed by the Component-based Software Development group at University of Manchester.

X-MAN tool is developed using model-driven engineering. Essentially, X-MAN is GME framework instantiated with meta-models of X-MAN component model. Additional interpreters provide complete semantics of X-MAN component model and software development methodology.

X-MAN tool development is supported by the European funded CESAR project.

This tool is now superseded by the new X-MAN II Toolset

“Component-based software development (CBD) is the key to short time-to-market, high productivity and cost saving”.