Chapter 7. POAD: The Process

In Part II we discuss the technological aspects of POAD in terms of the models used to develop an application design and how these models utilize UML constructs. Yet another set of models is not what POAD is about. Leaving the designer with only a set of models can sometimes be confusing. It is important to present an example of a process that can be used in developing these models; this is what we call the process aspects of POAD. Part III deals with applying POAD and utilizing the models discussed in Part II. This process is not the only process in which the designer can use patterns to develop software designs, it is the process that we find useful in developing the case studies discussed in the next part of the ...

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