Object-Oriented Design with UML – Detailed Course Outline

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Section 1 - Object-Oriented Fundamentals

  • Basic Concepts
    • Conquering Complexity
    • Data Encapsulation and Abstraction
    • Why Objects?
    • Object State, Identity and Behavior
    • Classes - Inside and Outside View
  • Inheritance and Reusability
    • Subclass, Superclass, Abstract Class
    • "Is-A" vs. "Has-A" Perspectives
    • Polymorphism, Typing, and Binding

Section 2 - Getting Start with UML

  • UML Overview and Background
    • What is UML?
    • Models vs. Diagrams
  • Use Case Models
    • Actors
    • Pre-Conditions, Post-Conditions, Exceptions
    • Use Case Relationships
    • Use Case Diagrams
  • Expanding Use Cases
    • Activity Diagrams
    • Swimlanes
    • Use Case Descriptions
  • Object Modeling
    • Building a Conceptual Model
    • Designing Class Diagrams
  • Class Diagrams
    • Objects and Classes
    • Class Attributes
    • Class Operations
    • Associations
    • Multiplicity
    • Association classes
    • Role names
    • Ordering
    • Qualifiers
    • Aggregation
    • Generalization
    • Ternary Associations

Section 3 - Dynamic Modeling

  • State Diagrams
    • Events and States
    • Scenarios
    • Event Trace, Attributes
    • Transitions, Guarded Transitions
    • Actions, Activities
    • Nested State Diagrams
  • Sequence Diagrams
    • Object Interactions
    • Messaging
    • System Events
  • Collaboration Diagrams
    • Messages and Links
    • Parameters, Return Values
    • Sequencing
    • Iteration
    • Mutually Exclusive Conditionals
    • Creation

Section 4 - Design Patterns

  • Why use Patterns?
  • Discovering Patterns
    • Creator Pattern
    • Singleton Pattern
    • Controller Pattern
    • Polymorphism
    • Interfaces
    • Facade Pattern
    • Proxy Pattern
    • Command Pattern
    • Publish-Subscribe Pattern
    • Model-View Separation
  • The Gang of Four Patterns

Section 5 - Methodology and Process Approach

  • Case Study
    • The Project Organizer
    • Analysis and Design