Activity 13Component Responsibility Collaborator Cards

Use Component Responsibility Cards (CRC cards) to propose architectural elements, describe their responsibilities, and show how they come together to form a view of the architecture. This exercise is an extension of the Class Responsibility Collaborator cards described by Kent Beck and Ward Cunningham in A Laboratory for Teaching Object-Oriented Thinking [BC89] and Scott Ambler in The Object Primer: Agile Model-Driven Development with UML 2.0 [Amb04]. This technique also works well for modeling domain concepts.

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Benefits

  • Quickly iterate through design alternatives.

  • Create group buy-in and shared ...

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