Source code license

Some of our clients have expressed a need to access the Source Code of the MDriven Framework. This need is obvious, but the main reasons brought forward are:

  • Understanding “what is going on”
  • Fast local fix of discovered bugs
  • Security – knowing that one has the full source for one's products.

We are happy to now offer the Source Code License.

It Works Like This

The Source Code License is issued per the named developer in a licensing company.

The Source Code License is priced like this (at the time of writing):

  • First developer at a company: 3000 Euro yearly subscription fee.
  • Additional developers at a company: 1200 Euro yearly subscription fee.

The Source Code fee is an additional – optional – fee when licensing the MDriven Framework.

  • The Source Code is not “sold” - it is just “given access to”.
  • The Source Code License comes with a Non-Disclosure Agreement to protect MDriven AB's assets.
  • Local changes in the Source Code are discouraged and should only be done as a temporary measure until MDriven AB has issued an official fix.
  • Source Code Licenses can only be obtained by a corporation and not by a private person.
  • The Source Code License does not follow the employee. If a developer leaves the company, the license stays with the company. In this case, the company should send a new developer name to be associated with the Source code license.
  • The delivery of the Source Code will be done via download of an encrypted zip up to 4 times a year at the licensee's request.

To order this, send a scanned and signed purchase order to

Do not forget to include your VAT-ID on the purchase order (European customers).

What is Included

The Source code contains all the code (C#) to compile the runtime and design-time pieces of the MDriven Framework for VisualStudio. It also contains all the code (C#) to compile the MDriven Designer plugin for VisualStudio that makes up the model editor surface and tool window for the Modlr tree.

Noteworthy is that the Modlr implementation is an MDriven-application in itself, making use of the meta-model on how to describe a model in UML. This provides ease of understanding; when you read the meta-model, you will find the same names in the business code.

In short, we do not hold back. The Source Code License contains everything (for MDriven for VisualStudio).

Source Code Licensing Terms

The end user must agree to the following:

  1. Certain files are provided to you in Source Code form. You may use these files solely for the purpose of debugging the MDriven product. These sources are confidential information. You must agree to protect the source files as confidential information using no less than reasonable care and without disclosing the files to third parties.
  2. You shall not:
    • (a) modify, adapt, alter, translate, or create derivative works of the source files or merge the source files with other software;  
    • (b) disclose, lease, rent, or loan the sources to any third party;  
    • (c) sublicense, distribute, or otherwise transfer the source files or any component thereof to any third party;  
    • (d)  remove, alter, or obscure any confidentiality or proprietary notices (including copyright and trademark notices); or  
    • (e) reproduce or use the sources, except as expressly authorized herein.  

The end user’s license to use the source files is conditioned upon compliance with these limitations.

To Access the Source Code: MDriven_Source_code_instructions

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