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The Elements of UML™ 2.0 Style

The Elements of UML™ 2.0 Style

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  • Date Published: May 2005
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521616782

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  • For all developers who create models using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) 2.x The Elements of UML™ 2.0 Style sets the rules for style that will improve your productivity - especially in teams, where understandability and consistency are critical. Coming from renowned UML expert Scott Ambler, the book furnishes a set of rules for modelling in the UML and describes a collection of standards and guidelines for creating effective UML diagrams that will be concise and easy to understand. It provides conventions for: Class diagrams; Timing Diagrams; Use case diagrams; Composite Structure Diagrams; Sequence diagrams; Interaction Overview Diagrams; Activity diagrams; Object diagrams; State machine diagrams; Package diagrams; Communication diagrams; Deployment diagrams and Component diagrams. The Elements of UML™ 2.0 Style sets the rules for style that will improve your productivity.

    • Style guide for the newest version of the industry standard notation for software development
    • Author is a well-known authority on UML 2 and a driving force behind the Agile Modeling methodology
    • No other book like it on UML 2.0
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Just as Strunk & White's The Elements of Style provides rules of usage for writing in English, this text furnishes a set of rules for modeling in the Unified Modeling Language."
    IEEE Computer

    "It's fully loaded with information that can make your UML diagrams far better than most. That's because the author doesn't waste space. Once you get to the body of the book there are no blank pages, and few (if any) wasted words, just lots of recommendations for simple ways to improve your UML diagrams...In summary, this is an excellent book full of good advice on improving your UML 2.0 modeling."

    Praise for Scott Ambler's previous books:

    "...Scott Ambler's book delivers exactly what it promises--a robust look into building object applications."
    Software Development on Building Object Applications That Work (Cambridge, 1998)

    "...the best book I've read that covers the basic fundamentals of object-oriented software engineering and process. It is easy to understand and is a must read for those new to OO."
    Mike Stefano, New York Life Insurance Company, on The Object Primer (Cambridge, 2001)

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521616782
    • length: 202 pages
    • dimensions: 175 x 114 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.18kg
    • contains: 59 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. General diagramming guidelines
    3. Guidelines for common UML modeling elements
    4. UML use case diagrams
    5. UML class diagrams
    6. UML package diagrams
    7. UML sequence diagrams
    8. UML communication diagrams
    9. UML state machine diagrams
    10. UML activity diagrams
    11. UML component diagrams
    12. UML deployment diagrams
    13. UML object diagrams
    14. UML composite structure diagrams
    15. UML interaction overview diagrams
    16. UML timing diagrams
    17. Agile modeling
    18. Summary
    19. Bibliography
    20. Index.

  • Author

    Scott W. Ambler, Ronin International
    Scott W. Ambler is a senior consultant of Ronin International, Inc., a software services consulting firm that specializes in software process improvement, mentoring, and training. He is also founder and thought leader of the Agile Modeling (AM) methodology and the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP). He is a popular international speaker, a regular columnist for Software Development magazine, and the award-winning author of several books, including The Object Primer 3/e, Agile Modeling, and Agile Database Techniques.

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