UML tools are not enough -- this book teaches how to use other techniques
and best practices that are not part of the UML, but make the UML easier
and more effective.
Iterations is the working title of a nearly-complete book about
the Unified Modeling Language, and it is now in search of a publisher.
as a text for an upper-level undergraduate course in object oriented systems
analysis and design, this book has textbook features that are missing in
the best competing books on the UML:
supplies a very exact prescription for coordinating UML tools within the
popular, new, iterative development process. It doesn't stop with
loose guidelines -- it gives clear instructions for how to take development
products from one UML tool to another.
for each chapter
corresponds to a week
and concepts pre-tested with hundreds of live students
extensive case study (> 50 pages!) illustrating all of the main tools and
documents with examples and blank sections, for students to fill in during
for the documents used in analysis and design
presentations available in the teacher portion of the website
same features make the book a powerful source for experienced system developers
learning the UML.
UML tool is described along with the indispensible development team activities
and best practices that enable system analysts, designers, and managers
to answer the big questions --
the Table of Contents.)
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