Software Product Line Engineering is about having a fully integrated platform. This idea is often criticized by industry as being unrealistic, with code cloning being tough (and not economic) to fully abandon. So how can we combine the benefits of cloning and systematic variability management of an integrated platform? Using a virtual platform! What the idea behind that is and how it can be accomplished -- see our recently accepted ICSE'14 paper! It is joint work with Michał Antkiewicz, Wenbin Ji, Krzysztof Czarnecki, Thomas Schmorleiz, Ralf Lämmel, Stefan Stanciulescu, Andrzej Wasowski, and Ina Schäfer.