UML for Mere Mortals

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The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is the standard notation forarchitecting software and systems. Even though the UML has existed for years,no book has offered the fresh perspective on the industry standard that UMLfor Mere Mortals does. The book introduces the UML to those technical andnon-technical readers who are stakeholders in software development projects,but are not hard-core modelers. It does so in a manner that is easy tounderstand, addressing the core concepts of the UML that all readers need toknow to address the UML in terms of the specific concerns of thestakeholders. But above all, the book most important feature is that it ispragmatic. The authors share real world experiences and focus on what thesereaders will run into on real world projects.

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Over the past 10+ years, we have been traveling theworld, speaking to people about modeling software, databases, businesses, andsystems. This has allowed us the great pleasure of meeting thousands of peopleon projects and at seminars, trade shows, corporate, and government sitevisits. But the best part is, we have had the opportunity to learn from eachand every one of them. As we and our colleagues have covered the globe throughthese years, many of the questions we receive are from people who just want tounderstand what this "UML thing" is all about and why they should bother tolearn it or support it, within their organization. In this book, we will returnthe favor by answering many of the questions we have received over these yearsabout modeling, and specifically, modeling with the Unified Modeling Language(UML).

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"There are many books that shine light on the darkest corners of the UML, but Eric and Bob present just the essentials needed to make you effective in modeling all the important aspects of a software-intensive system."

—Grady Booch

"Bob and Eric have managed to capture key system and software design techniques in a style that is refreshingly straightforward to understand and apply, and to distill their ideas and insight from more than a decade of practical use of UML into a book that will increase your appreciation for UML and make you more effective."

—Dr. Alan W. Brown, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Rational

"A practical introduction to designing real-world business systems using UML, explained from first principles. A great book for anyone who wants to start learning the industry's standard modeling language."

—Andrew Watson, Vice President and Technical Director, Object Management Group

Need to get results with UML...without unnecessary complexity or mind-numbing jargon? You need UML for Mere Mortals®. This easy-to-read introduction is perfect for technical professionals and business stakeholders alike: anyone who needs to create, understand, or review UML models, without becoming a hard-core modeler.

There's nothing theoretical about this book. It explains UML in the context of your real-world challenges. It's organized around the activities you'll need to perform. It focuses on the UML elements you'll find most useful. And it offers specific answers for the problems you're most likely to face.

Drawing on extensive experience, the authors offer pragmatic explanations and guidance on core techniques ranging from use cases to component diagrams, architectural patterns to application and database modeling. You'll find practical coverage for using UML to support testing, as well as discussion of UML 2.0 and its implications.

Whether you're a manager, programmer, architect, database designer, or documentation specialist, UML for Mere Mortals is the handy resource you need to help you achieve your goals with UML...simply, quickly, painlessly.


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