The standard Interaction Flow Modeling Language (IFML) is designed for expressing the content, user interaction and control behaviour of the front-end of software applications.

The Interaction Flow Modeling Language has been adopted as a standard by OMG in March 2013.

In February 2014, OMG issued the Beta2 version of the standard, which is candidate to become the official IFML 1.0.

In March 2014, OMG Architecture Board has formally adopted the specification of IFML 1.0. Read more about this …

The current version of the OMG IFML specification can be downloaded from the OMG servers. IFML is inspired by the extensive 10-year experience of WebML and WebRatio.

If you are OMG member, you can see the updated status of the standardization process on the OMG servers. If you are interested in IFML, you can write at

You can find more details on story of IFML adoption as OMG standard you can read this post and this post.

The following presentation introduces the basic concepts of IFML:


And here are some of the advances introduced in version Beta2 with respect to Beta1:

The IFML webinar video is available on YouTube:


Tags: User Interaction, Model Driven Development, User Interface, UI, Model Driven Software Engineering, Modeling Language, OMG, Object Management Group, Interaction Flow Modeling Language, IFML, UML, MDA, Model Driven Architecture.

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