The Road to the Unified Software Development Process

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Ivar Jacobson is one of the most important figures in the software development industry. Together with his colleagues Grady Booch and James Rumbaugh, he has been pivotal to the creation of the Unified Modeling Language and Rational's Unified Software Development Process. In this book, Stefan Bylund has collected and revised Ivar Jacobson's articles from Object Magazine, JOOP, ROAD, and Component Strategies. It not only presents his most influential work, but also tracks the development of the Unified Software ...

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Overview

Ivar Jacobson is one of the most important figures in the software development industry. Together with his colleagues Grady Booch and James Rumbaugh, he has been pivotal to the creation of the Unified Modeling Language and Rational's Unified Software Development Process. In this book, Stefan Bylund has collected and revised Ivar Jacobson's articles from Object Magazine, JOOP, ROAD, and Component Strategies. It not only presents his most influential work, but also tracks the development of the Unified Software Development Process. An excellent reference for software professionals interested in analysis and design, the volume offers real-world experience in developing quality software through disciplined engineering.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521787741
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Series: SIGS Reference Library Series , #18
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated Edition
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1 Prologue 1
Ch. 1 Building a Complete Solution 3
In Ivar's Words 11
Pt. 2 A Brief History 15
Ch. 2 A Large Commercial Success Story at Ericsson 17
Ch. 3 An Ambitious Goal: Industrial Development of Software with an Object-Oriented Technique 27
In Ivar's Words 53
Pt. 3 The Seeds of a Vision 57
Ch. 4 Time for a Cease-Fire in the Methods War 59
Ch. 5 Yes, There Is Life after Methods: The Software Development Process 63
Ch. 6 Business Process Reengineering with Object Technology 69
Ch. 7 Building with Components: Toward Mature Object Technology 77
Ch. 8 Succeeding with Objects: Reuse in Reality 89
Ch. 9 It Is Time for an Object Modeling Language Standard 99
Ch. 10 Only Software and Doghouses Are Built without Blueprints 103
In Ivar's Words 109
Pt. 4 Process and Tools 115
Ch. 11 Beyond Methods and CASE: The Software Engineering Process with Its Integral Support Environment 117
Ch. 12 Reengineering Your Software Engineering Process 129
Ch. 13 Designing a Software Engineering Process 137
Ch. 14 Designing an Integrated Software Engineering Process Support Environment 145
Ch. 15 Building Your Own Process by Specializing a Process Framework 155
In Ivar's Words 161
Pt. 5 Use-Case Engineering 165
Ch. 16 Basic Use-Case Modeling 167
Ch. 17 Basic Use-Case Modeling (continued) 183
Ch. 18 Use Cases and Objects 198
Ch. 19 A Confused World of OOA and OOD 201
Ch. 20 Use-Case Engineering: Unlocking the Power 213
Ch. 21 Formalizing Use-Case Modeling 221
Ch. 22 A Growing Consensus on Use Cases 233
In Ivar's Words 245
Pt. 6 Architecture and Large-Scale Systems 249
Ch. 23 Use Cases in Large-Scale Systems 251
Ch. 24 Systems of Interconnected Systems 261
Ch. 25 Extensions: A Technique for Evolving Large Systems 273
Ch. 26 Use Cases and Architecture 281
Ch. 27 Architecture Is About Everything - but Not Everything Is Architecture 289
Ch. 28 The Steps to an Architecture 297
Ch. 29 Using Interfaces and Use Cases to Build Pluggable Architectures 303
In Ivar's Words 321
Pt. 7 Epilogue 325
Ch. 30 Objectory Is the Unified Process 327
Ch. 31 The Unified Process Is Iterative 337
In Ivar's Words 343
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