Chapter 4. Understanding Model Types

Understanding Model Types

Different types of models

So we want to build some pattern-based models to assist our agile OO colleagues. Fine. But what sort of models should we deliver? Conceptual, logical, or physical models? Industry, enterprise, domain, or specific IT system models? Abstract or concrete models? Generalized or specialized models? Data models, object models, or class models?

Getting confused?

The first bit of good news is that, thankfully, I think there is a fairly simple way through this maze. I suggest that you might read this chapter to lessen the possibility of others misunderstanding what you should deliver, and to assist ...

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