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A pattern description must address the following major points: Pattern Name and Classification A short, meaningful name for the pattern, usually only one or two words. Names ...more
As initial software designs are implemented and deployed, programmers often discover improvements which make the designs more adaptable to change. Design patterns capture solutions that have evol...more
A design pattern is a solution to a general software problem within a particular context. Context A recurring set of situations where the pattern applies. Problem A system of ...more
The web site for the UML Revision Task Force contains the latest information and downloads with respect to UML updates. Other valuable links include Rational's UML Resource Center, OMG's UML Re...more
Grady Booch, James Rumbaugh, and Ivar Jacobson, leaders of the method unification effort that led to the creation of UML, are commonly referred to as the Three Amigos.
The final draft for UML 1.3 was completed in June 1999 and should be formally approved by the Object Management Group (OMG) in the near future.
Numerous companies and individuals contributed to the development of UML including Rational Software, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, and IBM. However, the primary leaders of the effort were ...more
The Unified Modeling Language (UML®) is a language for specifying, constructing, visualizing, and documenting the artifacts of a software-intensive system. Analogous to the use of architectur...more