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The Road to the Unified Software Development Process

The Road to the Unified Software Development Process

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  • Date Published: July 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521787741

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About the Authors
  • Ivar Jacobson is one of the most important figures in the software development industry. Together with his colleagues Grady Booch and James Rumbaugh, he has been pivotal to the creation of the Unified Modeling Language and Rational's Unified Software Development Process. In this book, Stefan Bylund has collected and revised Ivar Jacobson's articles from Object Magazine, JOOP, ROAD, and Component Strategies. It not only presents his most influential work, but also tracks the development of the Unified Software Development Process. An excellent reference for software professionals interested in analysis and design, the volume offers real-world experience in developing quality software through disciplined engineering.

    • Collected and updated works by Ivar Jacobson, one of the pioneers of modern software development
    • A historical overview of the development of the new Unified Software Development Process
    • Provides real-world experience from a leader in the field
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    Reviews & endorsements

    'Overall, this book presents a fine introduction to and tutorial on the concepts and components of the Unified Process … the book provides a compelling argument for the methods it describes.' G. R. Mayforth, Computing Reviews

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521787741
    • length: 378 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 153 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.515kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Prologue:
    1. Building a complete solution
    In Ivar's words
    Part II. A Brief History:
    2. A large commercial success story at Ericsson
    3. An ambitious goal: industrial development of software with an object-oriented technique
    In Ivar's words
    Part III. The Seeds of a Vision:
    4. Time for a cease-fire in the methods war
    5. Yes, there is life after methods: the software development process
    6. Business process reengineering with object technology
    7. Building with components: toward mature object technology
    8. Succeeding with objects: reuse in reality
    9. It's time for an object modeling language standard
    10. Only software and doghouses are built without blueprints
    In Ivar's words
    Part IV. Process and Tools:
    11. Beyond methods and CASE: the software engineering process with its integral support environment
    12. Reengineering your software engineering process
    13. Designing a software engineering process
    14. Designing an integrated software engineering process support environment
    15. Building your own process by specializing a process framework
    In Ivar's words
    Part V. Use-Case Engineering:
    16. Basic use-case modeling
    17. Basic use-case modeling (continued)
    18. Use cases and objects
    19. A confused world of OOA and OOD
    20. Use-case engineering: unlocking the power
    21. Formalizing use-case modeling
    22. A growing consensus on use cases
    In Ivar's words
    Part VI. Architecture and Large-Scale Systems:
    23. Use cases in large-scale systems
    24. Systems of interconnected systems
    25. Extensions: a technique for evolving large systems
    26. Use cases and architecture
    27. Architecture is about everything: but not everything is about architecture
    28. The steps to an architecture
    29. Using interfaces and use cases to build pluggable architectures
    In Ivar's words
    Part VII. Epilogue:
    30. Objectory is the unified process
    31. The unified process is iterative
    In Ivar's words.

  • Author

    Ivar Jacobson, Rational Software Corporation, California


    Stefan Bylund, Rational Software Corporation, California

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