UML is for Visual Modeling
Ships the Item
- standard graphical notations: Semi-formal
- for modeling enterprise info. systems, distributed Web-based applications, real time embedded systems, …
A picture is worth a thousand words!
- Specifying & Documenting: models that are precise, unambiguous, complete
UML symbols are based on well-defined syntax and semantics.
analysis, architecture/design, implementation, testing decisions.
- Construction: mapping between a UML model and OOPL.