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  • Interview with Grady Booch

    by Mark Collins-Cope on  Sep 12, 2014

    Grady Booch discusses the growth of software engineering as a discipline with Mark Collins-Cope, the pair covers topics ranging from UML and Unified Process to Programming Languages and the future of software innovation.

  • Agile Software Architecture Sketches and NoUML

    by Simon Brown on  Apr 16, 2013 9

    Understanding the software architecture of what you're building can prevent chaos and encourage collective code ownership. In the race for agility though, many teams struggle to do this, particularly since they've abandoned UML in favour of "boxes and lines" sketches. Moving fast requires good communication, but how do you do this without resorting to big design up front and UML?

  • A Proposal to Enhance the UML Notation

    by Raul Rugiero on  Dec 13, 2012 7

    Raul Rugiero proposes an enhancement to the UML notation whereby requirements and test cases, in particular acceptance tests, are strictly related. Agile methodologies highlight this aspect basing themselves on test driven approaches. The notation of UML use cases may be enhanced in order to allow enhanced UML tools to properly handle links between use cases and tests.

Interview: Software Systems Architecture: Working With Stakeholders Using Viewpoints and Perspectives

Posted by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Feb 07, 2012

InfoQ spoke to the authors of Software Systems Architecture on a couple of new topics, the System Context viewpoint and Agile, which have been added to the second edition. 1