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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on UML Activity Diagram Review | ]

The UML activity diagram is graphical presentation that describes the operational process and related causes used in each stage of the system. To detect the misconception and incorrect notation, this paper presents an automation approach to reviewing UML activity diagrams based on a domain specific language, called Action Description Language (ADL).

[25 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on UML Tutorial: From Use Case to Communication Diagrams | ]

This Unified Modeling Language (UML) tutorial shows how to start with a use case and how to elaborate it into activity, class, sequence, and communication diagrams. This tutorial is a must for beginners who want to understand the relationships between different UML diagrams! It introduces the life cycle and evolution of a granular business case.

[15 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on State and Activity Diagrams | ]

This short video introduces the UML state and activity diagrams. State diagrams are used to give an abstract description of the behavior of a system. This behavior is analyzed and represented in series of events, that could occur in one or more possible states.

[11 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Workflow Modeling with UML Activity Diagrams | ]

The construction of business process models is an essential technique that the business analyst. The principle diagram for workflow modeling is the Activity Diagram. This article explores some important aspects of the diagram that apply to workflow analysis and documentation. Even if UML is rich with syntax and semantics and offers many symbols to indicate complex concepts, you should remember that often a simple note is easier for others to understand.

[3 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Practical UML | ]

This tutorial provides a quick introduction to the Unified Modeling Language. The purpose of this course is to present important highlights of the UML. The heart of object-oriented problem solving is the construction of a model. The model abstracts the essential details of the underlying problem from its usually complicated real world. Several modeling tools are wrapped under the heading of the UML™, which stands for Unified Modeling Language™.

[29 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]

This video show how to draw UML Activity and Use Case Diagrams with Oryx. Oryx is an open soruce web-based editor for modeling business processes in various modeling languages like BPMN or EPC.

[12 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Introducing the UML Activity Diagram in Visual Studio | ]

This short video shows how the UML activity diagram works in Visual Studio 2010.

[11 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Threat Modelling with Stride and UML | ]

Threat modeling as part of risk analysis is seen as an essential part of secure systems development. This paper uses a standard case study to illustrate the effects of using an alternative process model (UML activity diagrams) with STRIDE and suggests that using a more modern process diagram can generate a more effective threat model.

[15 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Detailing User Interface Navigation with UML Activity Diagrams | ]

This article illustrates how to use UML Activity Diagrams to capture and communicate the details of user interface navigation and functionality. It explains three of these stereotypes: presentation, exception, and connector. The focus is on how to apply them to the functionality available to system users via a graphical user interface.

[10 May 2011 | Comments Off on Using UML For Requirements Based System Testing | ]

This multi-part blog post discusses how to use UML diagrams to test a set of functional requirements:
* Part I introduces use cases diagrams and explain how they can be used for testing
* Part II shows how to create test cases from activity and sequence diagrams
* Part III discusses when the use of UML diagrams for software testing is not appropriate and present the conclusions.