The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group met from 5 pm till 6:45 pm Central European Time.


Transitioning between COM and COBIA


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (represented by Bill BARRETT), AmsterCHEM (represented by Jasper van BATEN), Bryan Research & Engineering (represented by Michael HLAVINKA),  Michel PONS (contractor to CO-LaN as Chief Technology Officer).


Methods &Tools Special Interest Group reviewed the implementation of transitioning made by AmsterCHEM for distribution in version of COBIA Runtime and Software Development Kit. Adaptations were considered and meant to be included in version should this be possible with respect to time constraints. No fundamental modifications involved. Appendix on transitioning from COM to COBIA of CAPE-OPEN Persistence interface specification was modified to be consistent with implementation.

Next conference call is scheduled fot March 17, 2021.


Picture of Bill BARRETT (US EPA representative) in December 2018Contact Bill BARRETT (representative of US Environmental Protection Agency, leader of the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group) should you wish to join the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group. Its charter is: “Improve integration, and expand utilization of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) applications within the enterprise through identification and resolution of existing cross-cutting issues with the CAPE-OPEN platform, develop mechanisms for use of CAPE within other application domains, and incorporate advances in information technology into the CAPE-OPEN platform.”