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Model-Driven Development with Executable UML

Model-Driven Development with Executable UML

ISBN: 978-0-470-48163-9

Jul 2009

816 pages

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A comprehensive reference for an executable UML and the advantages of modeling This book presents the most up-to-date technology for rapidly developing information systems using the object-oriented paradigm and models, and establishes an executable profile of UML for such model-driven development. As a software developer, architect, or analyst, you'll benefit from learning how information systems can be developed more efficiently using the object-oriented paradigm and model-driven approach.

Written by an expert who is uniquely qualified in the topic, this Wrox reference offers a profile of UML that is formal and executable, instead of the relational paradigm or its incomplete coupling with object orientation. It provides a comprehensive tutorial on model-driven development and UML.

  • Provides an in-depth tutorial on using model-driven development and UML for building information systems, with extensive examples
  • Includes tutorials and critics of traditional IS modeling paradigms, such as the relational paradigm, entity-relationship modeling, and the widely used incomplete coupling of object orientation with relational databases
  • Covers basic object-oriented concepts with UML semantics, like classes and data types, attributes, associations, generalizations, operations and methods
  • Proposes new powerful concepts for rapid development of information systems including contemporary user interfaces, such as programming by demonstration and others

Model-Driven Development with Executable UML offers a thorough education in this complex topic.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Information Systems Modeling.

Chapter 2: Traditional Approaches to IS Development.

Chapter 3: The Object Paradigm.

Chapter 4: Getting Started.

Chapter 5: Basic Language Concepts.

Chapter 6: Interaction and Querying.

Chapter 7: General Concepts.

Chapter 8: Classes and Data Types.

Chapter 9: Attributes.

Chapter 10: Associations.

Chapter 11: Constraints.

Chapter 12: Querying.

Chapter 13: Operations and Methods.

Chapter 14: StateMachines.

Chapter 15: Collaborations and Interactions.

Chapter 16: Commands, Presentation, and Architecture.

Chapter 17: About theMethod.

Chapter 18: Conceptual Modeling.

Chapter 19: Modeling Functional Requirements.

Chapter 20: Characteristics of Information Systems.

Chapter 21: Process and Principles of Software Development.

Chapter 22: The Relational Paradigm.

Chapter 23: Structured System Analysis.

Chapter 24: Introduction to the Object Paradigm.

Appendix A: References and Bibliography.

Index.