Capella 1.1.1

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Description: 

Capella 1.1.0 is a service release (maintenance of Capella v1.1.x branch)

API Certification: 

The project leadership certifies that the APIs in this release are "Eclipse Quality".

Architectural Issues: 

There is no specific issue detected on the Capella solution architecture.
Capella is a modular platform which uses Eclipse modeling components, Sirius and EMF Diff/Merge, and a PolarSys component, Kitalpha.
The role of Kitalpha is twofold:

    Providing basic components from the Kitalpha Core Technology Kit (e.g. Transposer)
    Extending Capella with Viewpoints for System co-engineering

Some components from Capella were externalized as new components on Amalgam project in order to be reusable (Activity Explorer, Contextual Explorer).

Security Issues: 

There is no specific security issue detected on the Capella solution.

Non-Code Aspects: 

All communication links regarding Capella solution are up-to-date:

    Wiki with "News" section
    Website with different sections:
        Installation instructions on Getting Started page
        Community links
        Download page for Capella and Documentation
        Events around Capella solution (conferences, talks, etc.)
        Links to YouTube dedicated channel for Capella as well as LinkedIn page and Twitter
    Forum
    Project page
    In-Flight Entertainment and Alarm Clock samples
    Bugzilla, Hudson instance
    Twitter and LinkedIn pages
    Wikipedia dedicated page in FR and EN languages

Usability Details: 

Capella solution UI is compliant with User Interface Guidelines.
The workbench is decomposed as shown in the Wiki figure:

    On the left, the Capella "model" project explorer
    In the center, the Overview for Arcadia phases and Diagrams editors
    Property views and Semantic browser at the bottom
    Fast linker (optional) in the bottom left-hand corner providing facilities for diagrams edition

End of Life: 

No APIs and significant features are intended to be deprecated in a near future.
Improvements next year (2017) on Capella solution feature:

    Performance increase
    Ergonomics
    Fix bugs
    Viewpoints
    Connectors to other tools

Standards: 

Capella solution implement the Arcadia model-based engineering method for systems, hardware and software architectural design.
Before Arcadia is officially and entirely published, a light introduction explaining the rationale and main concepts is now available for download on the website.

Also, a dedicated page on Wikipedia has been written.

Communities: 

User, adopter and developer/committer:

    Initiator of Capella: Thales
    Consortium of the 3-years Clarity project
        Supporting open innovation for Model-Based Systems Engineering by structuring an ecosystem of major actors of the domain and providing an open-source environment Capella and its underlying method Arcadia.
        Improvements (functional, non-functional),
        Enhancements
        Training sessions,
        Coaching,
        Books (Capella, Arcadia)
    External partners showing interest in Capella solution through available communication means:
        LinkedIn, Twitter
        Forum
    Dissemination: MODELS'16, INCOSE International Symposium, CSDM 2016, IEEE
    Score of 43/45 on the PolarSys Maturity Assessment tool: http://dashboard.polarsys.org/projects/polarsys.capella.html

There is now a large community of Capella adopters. Capella has reached 3500+ downloads since it was made open source, 600+ messages in the forum, and 20000+ unique visites of the website.