O'Reilly logo

Sams Teach Yourself UML in 24 Hours, Third Edition by Joseph Schmuller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Introducing the UML

What You'll Learn in This Hour:

  • Why the UML is necessary

  • How the UML came to be

  • How to represent UML components in diagrams

  • Why it's important to use a number of different types of diagrams

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is one of the most exciting and useful tools in the world of system development. Why? The UML is a visual modeling language that enables system builders to create blueprints that capture their visions in a standard, easy-to-understand way, and provides a mechanism to effectively share and communicate these visions with others.

Communicating the vision is of utmost importance. Before the advent of the UML, system development was often a hit-or-miss proposition. System analysts would try to assess the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required