13. Overview of UML for C# Programmers
The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a graphical notation for drawing diagrams of software concepts. One can use it for drawing diagrams of a problem domain, a proposed software design, or an already completed software implementation. Fowler describes these three levels as conceptual, specification, and implementation.1 This book deals with the last two.
Specification- and implementation-level diagrams have a strong connection to source code. Indeed, it is the intent for a specification-level diagram to be turned into source code. Likewise, it is the intent for an implementation-level diagram ...