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Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and Iterative Development, Third Edition by Craig Larman

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Chapter 28. UML Activity Diagrams and Modeling

 

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Introduction

A UML activity diagram shows sequential and parallel activities in a process. They are useful for modeling business processes, workflows, data flows, and complex algorithms.

Introduction

Example

Basic UML activity diagram notation is shown in Figure 28.1, illustrating an action, partition, fork, join, and object node. In essence, this diagram shows a sequence of actions, some of which may be parallel. Most of the notation is self-explanatory; ...

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